Daphne du Maurier

I collect ghost stories. I don't believe in ghosts--but I'll read any and all types of haunting stories. One of my favorites
I have chosen to analyze Rebecca in terms of Hitchcock's use of genre and how it contributes to, complicates or takes away from the film.
After spending this past weekend discussing what makes a truly great mystery novel at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, I found myself analyzing my favorites. Why did these particular books have such a hold on my imagination?
When Chandra (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) slips happily through an upstage door to smell the trellis roses at the start of A Fable, David Van Asselt's new play at the Cherry Lane, it's the extremely naïve theater-goer who won't immediately guess that the young girl's innocent joy isn't going to last much longer.
Helen Honeycutt is the main focus of this story. A divorcee with a son, she meets the larger than life Emmet Justice, a TV
Some people (like me!) are so busy reading books that they don't bother much with moving-image media such as films and TV. But what about watching YouTube videos relating to ... authors!
Most of us have a certain routine, so it's exciting to pick up a book and end up in another time, place, and situation. To make this experience even more intense, I often try to follow a novel I just read with one that's very different.
The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.
The "Rebecca" template is in place: a mousy younger wife in sexual thrall to an older and richer husband -- a handsome enigma
Alexandria is not an obvious tourist destination, but it's worth taking a few days out to discover why this layered cake