The Blue Lenses has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Книги знаменитой английской писательницы Дафны Дю Морье () уже более полувека. The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne du Maurier first published in by Victor Gollancz in the UK and Doubleday in the US. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? On some level, we must recognize that.

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The Blue Lenses by Daphne Du Maurier

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What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? Lists with This Book. If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination.


The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier

Sairah rated it really liked it Mar 08, Few writers have created more magical and mysterious places than Jamaica Inn and Manderley, buildings invested with a rich character that gives them a memorable life of their own. Her experiences outside are wild and hallucinatory: Yasemin Levine rated it liked it Jul 23, In ‘Julius’ and ‘The Parasites,’ for example, she introduces the image of a domineering but deadly father and the daring subject of incest.

This site uses cookies. Characters who seemed polite and kind reemerge as predators and we realize that, like Marda, we have misjudged them. The woman has gained the ability to see people with the head of an animal that best expresses their qualities. But what she sees is entirely unexpected: She was also an unsung master of atmosphere and suspense. Her experiences outside are wild and hallucinatory:.

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Alephnaught rated it hte liked it May 17, This vision, which underlies ‘Julius’, ‘Rebecca’ and ‘The Parasites’, is that of an author overwhelmed by the memory of her father’s commanding presence. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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I had a dream about my migraines and doctors transplanting a new head of an animal and another person told me to be sure to read the short story “The Blue Lenses” from this book and that I would find it particularly interesting. She looks forward to finally seeing what all her new friends look like.

The story concerns Marda West, a woman recuperating from eye surgery. An amusing tale, nicely finished.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Rachel Cohn PA rated it it was amazing Mar 22, She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with friends, and writing stories.

See all 3 reviews. When the bandages are removed the woman is astonished that everyone she sees has the head of an animal. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Please try again later. Why did Jim go along with it?

“The Blue Lenses” by Daphne du Maurier

Coming towards her, laughing, was a jackal. There were vultures on the pavement opposite. Apr 06, Gary rated it really liked it.