Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

Jamaica Inn

byDaphne Du Maurier

Paperback | January 6, 1995

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The coachman tried to warn her away from the ruined, forbidding place on the rainswept Cornish coast. But young Mary Yellan chose instead to honor her mother's dying request that she join her frightened Aunt Patience and huge, hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn at Jamaica Inn. From her first glimpse on that raw November eve, she could sense the inn's dark power. But never did Mary dream that she would become hopelessly ensnared in the vile, villainous schemes being hatched within its crumbling walls -- or that a handsome, mysterious stranger would so incite her passions ... tempting her to love a man whom she dares not trust.

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Born in London, the daughter of an actor, Gerald Du Maurier, and granddaughter of the novelist Goerge Du Maurier, Daphne Du Maurier was educated in Paris. Of her early life she wrote, "The Du Maurier family, like every other family in England, lived without fear of the future, happy in the security they believed to be enduring." In 193...

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Title:Jamaica InnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 6.81 × 4.21 × 0.85 inPublished:January 6, 1995Publisher:Avon Books

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ISBN - 10:0380725398

ISBN - 13:9780380725397

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Mary Yellin honors her mother's dying request and travels to the menacing Jamaica Inn, looming on the moors of Cornwall, where she finds villainous, evil schemes and a handsome, mysterious stranger. By the author of Rebecca. Reissue.

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"A fine romantic tale...Rich in suspense and surprise"--" The New York Times Book Review""One of the most entertaining writers of the century"" Chicago Daily News"