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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Her day nurse has the head of a cow. Born into a fami If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination. You are commenting using your WordPress. Bpue woman is recovering in hospital after eye surgery in which lenses have been implanted. Please try again later. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Simply put, we still read du Maurier because she tapped into primal obsessions and embodied those obsessions in arresting, complicated characters. Susan rated it really liked it Dec 27, The narrator thus must do battle with The Tje Woman – the dead Rebecca and her witch-like surrogate, Mrs Danvers – to win the love of her husband and father-figure. The woman has gained the ability to see people with the head of an animal that best tue their qualities.


With that revelation comes paranoia.

The Blue Lenses by Daphne Du Maurier

We learn how characters sound, how they smell, how they move, but not how they look. Open Preview See a Problem? On the brink of madness, she blacks out and awakens in the hospital. Jul 13, Kirsty rated it really liked it. Samantha Kanisius rated it liked it Aug 12, An amusing tale, nicely finished. Ellen Belle rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Daphne du Maurier weaves a short, intriguing story about a woman in hospital for an operation on her eyes.

Then the day comes that the lenses are fitted.

While she has not always been blind, she has been struck by an unnamed condition and is awaiting lenses that will restore her sight. Stella Star rated it really liked it Dec 27, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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One person found this helpful. Vinur Hjarta rated it liked it Mar 13, In some of her novels, however, she went beyond the technique of the formulaic romance to achieve a powerful psychological realism reflecting her intense feelings about her father, and to a lesser degree, her mother. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Their true natures revealed, Marda realizes that the people she thought she knew best — people she intimately trusted — are in actuality dangerous and deceitful.


Rachel Cohn PA rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Lucy rated it it was amazing Jan 18, This opening section is very smartly written by du Maurier. Mauroer story concerns Marda West, a woman recuperating from eye surgery. Coming towards her, laughing, was a jackal. Dqphne lenses have removed blindness both literal and metaphorical. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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