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Book Nuts select books to read and discuss

 

The Book Nuts meet at the Seguin library the last Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. to discuss books (and various other mundane subjects).

The discussions are interesting and lively and the relationships are invaluable!

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989; pronounced /ˈdæfni duː ˈmɒri.eɪ/) was an English author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca, which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941, Jamaica Inn, and her short stories The Birds and Don’t Look Now. The first three were directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Her elder sister was the writer Angela du Maurier. Her father was the actor Gerald du Maurier. Her grandfather was the writer George du Maurier. Daphne du Maurier was born in London, the second of three daughters of the prominent actor-manager Sir Gerald du Maurier and actress Muriel Beaumont (maternal niece of William Comyns Beaumont). Her grandfather was the author and Punch cartoonist George du Maurier, who created the character of Svengali in the novel Trilby. These connections helped her in establishing her literary career, and du Maurier published some of her very early work in Beaumont’s Bystander… [Wickipedia]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the 'old' books are often the best reading

 

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About hopeseguin

Who am I? I'm still discovering just who I am, I suppose. A. Powell Davis writes that "Life is just a chance to grow a soul."

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  1. Hope,
    I’ve begun reading a copy from the library–large print–since that was the only copy available. I’m into another of my mysteries and need to finish it before I can really ” sink my teeth” into the du Maurier book. I’ll try to have it read by the next meeting.

    N:)

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  2. I also haven’t yet read it (except for the first page)! In the middle of another book, too. Ah, Nell – so many books . . . so little time . . . right?

    Reply

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