Genre: Classics

Frenchman's Creek
Cornish Books

Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne Du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek was first published in 1941. Set in Cornwall during the reign of Charles II, Frenchman’s Creek tells the story of

Jamaica Inn book cover
Cornish Books

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

On a nasty November night, Mary Yellan crosses Bodmin moor. Her mother’s dying wish was that she take refuge with her Aunt Patience at Jamaica Inn. When the coach driver hears where she’s going, he insists she must have made a mistake. “That’s no place for a girl,” the coach driver tells her.

Cornish Books

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier sold nearly 3 million copies between its publication in 1938 and 1965. Adapted into an award winning film by Alfred Hitchcock.

Daphne du Maurier in her youth
Cornish Writers

Daphne du Maurier

Although born in London, Daphne du Maurier spent most of her life in Cornwall. She started writing on a visit to Cornwall and many of her books are set here

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