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Description - Frenchman's Creek by Daphne Du Maurier

A tale of love and adventure from the internationally bestselling author of Rebecca

The Restoration Court knows Lady Dona St Columb to be ripe for any folly, any outrage that will alter the tedium of her days. But there is another, secret Dona who longs for freedom, honest love - and sweetness, even if it is spiced with danger.

To escape the shallowness of court life, Dona retreats to Navron, her husband's remote Cornish estate. There, she seeks peace in its solitary woods and hidden creeks. But she finds instead a daring pirate, hunted by all Cornwall, a Frenchman who, like Dona, would gamble his life for a moment's joy.

Together, they embark upon a quest rife with danger and glory, one which bestows upon Dona the ultimate choice: sacrifice her lover to certain death or risk her own life to save him.

One of the last century's most original literary talents - Daily Telegraph

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844080410
ISBN-10: 1844080412
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier (1907-89) was the daughter of the artist and novelist Gerald du Maurier and the granddaughter of the actor-manager George du Maurier. One of the 20th century's most popular writers, she lived most of her life in her beloved Cornwall.

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