Daphne du Maurier

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Top 10 forests in fiction | Zoe Gilbert
Daphne du Maurier, Mervyn Peake and Angela Carter are among the authors enchanted by these shadowy borderlands of civilisation

Zoe Gilbert

15, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 novels about inheritance
From Dickens and Du Maurier to Henry James and Shirley Jackson, where there’s a will, there are generally the makings of a great story …

Cressida Connolly

25, May, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Top 10 novels of the 1930s | Alec Marsh
From George Orwell to Daphne du Maurier, the books that made a decade span village detectives, Edwardian butlers and Bright Young Things

Alec Marsh

22, Sep, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Salman Rushdie and Bernardine Evaristo on shortlist for more diverse UK exam texts
OCR board asks teachers to vote on books to make A-level and GCSE English courses more inclusive

Richard Adams Education editor

01, May, 2021 @8:55 AM

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From Jamaica Inn to Treasure Island: the best books about the sea
Author Emma Stonex shares her favourites, including psychological novels by John Fowles and Iris Murdoch, and an illuminating history of lighthouses

Emma Stonex

17, Apr, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Rebecca to Rachel: 10 of the best Daphne du Maurier films
Ben Wheatley’s new version of the gothic thriller Rebecca joins an impressive list of big-screen Du Maurier adaptations

Anne Billson

19, Oct, 2020 @9:41 AM

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Call me by my dead wife's name: can Netflix persuade us we need another Rebecca?
You read the book, you know the drill. Will Armie Hammer and Lily James offer any surprises? You already know the answer

Stuart Heritage

09, Sep, 2020 @12:44 PM

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Top 10 books about Florence
Seducing writers from Boccaccio to EM Forster, this city has given us gossipy and rich histories, and a shadowy backdrop to crime

Christobel Kent

26, Aug, 2020 @9:48 AM

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Top 10 cousins in fiction
From Du Maurier to Balzac, cousins can be cruel and exploitative, beacons of sexual yearning, or wealthy benefactors who save the day - and the author’s plot

Jude Cook

19, Aug, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Guardian Books desk: 'You can tell a lot about a country by how it treats its libraries'
The books site editor on the challenges facing publishers, and who she would invite to her dream dinner party

Sian Cain

15, Jun, 2019 @7:30 AM

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From fan mail to fiction: the letters from famous authors that made me a writer
As a schoolgirl Julie Myerson wrote to the likes of Daphne du Maurier and John Betjeman. Here, she reveals how their generous replies shaped the person she became

Julie Myerson

27, Apr, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Daphne du Maurier’s hidden treasure gives hoarders hope | Rebecca Nicholson
Those of us wishing for an Antiques Roadshow find of our own were heartened by the discovery of two unknown poems

Rebecca Nicholson

20, Apr, 2019 @2:00 PM

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