The nonfiction debut from beloved international sensation and #1 New York Times bestselling author Tatiana de Rosnay: her bestselling biography of novelist Daphne du Maurier.
Ã¢ÂÂIt's impressive how Tatiana was able to recreate the personality of my mother, including her sense of humor. It is very well written and very moving. IÃ¢ÂÂm sure my mother would have loved this book.Ã¢ÂÂ Ã¢ÂÂ Tessa Montgomery dÃ¢ÂÂAlamein, daughter of DaphnÃÂ© du Maurier, as told to Pauline Sommelet in Point de Vue
As a bilingual bestselling novelist with a mixed Franco-British bloodline and a host of eminent forebears, Tatiana de Rosnay is the perfect candidate to write a biography of Daphne du Maurier. As an eleven-year-old de Rosnay read and reread Rebecca, becoming a lifelong devotee of Du MaurierÃ¢ÂÂs fiction. Now de Rosnay pays homage to the writer who influenced her so deeply, following Du Maurier from a shy seven-year-old, a rebellious sixteen-year-old, a twenty-something newlywed, and finally a cantankerous old lady. With a rhythm and intimacy to its prose characteristic of all de RosnayÃ¢ÂÂs works, Manderley Forever is a vividly compelling portrait and celebration of an intriguing, hugely popular and (at the time) critically underrated writer.
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