A collection of eight chilling stories by the author of 'The Birds' and 'Don't Look Now', introduced by Sally Beauman
Daphne du Maurier (1907-89) was born in London and educated at home and in Paris. She lived most of her life in her beloved Cornwall, the setting for most of her novels.
'Disconcerting, strange, but extraordinarily gripping stories' Val Hennessy, Daily Mail -- Val Hennessy She wrote exciting plots, she was highly skilled at arousing suspense, and she was, too, a writer of fearless originality -- Patrick McGrath * Guardian * In this collection, Daphne du Maurier's peerless craftmanship, her eerie sense of the macabre, her gift for sheer story telling come to full fruition. * Kirkus Reviews *