Author(s): Margaret Forster
A biography of the novelist Daphne du Maurier which looks behind the relaxed and charming facade to expose the workings of a complex and emotional character. The book won the Macallan/Writers' Guild 1993 Non-fiction Award.
Meticulously researched, a masterpiece of biography and storytelling where subject and author are perfectly matched...
Winner of Writer's Guild / Macallan Award Non-Fiction Category 1993.
Margaret Forster can do no wrong. . . . The story is as gripping as Rebecca, as full of surprises as My Cousin Rachel. . . . affectionate, honest, unsentimental and perceptive."
- "Daily Mail
Born in Carlisle, Margaret Forster is the author of many successful novels - including Lady's Maid, Have the Men Had Enough?, The Memory Box, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, and most recently Keeping the World Away - as well as bestselling memoirs, and biographies of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Daphne du Maurier. She is married to writer and journalist Hunter Davies and lives in London and the Lake District.