The Doll: Short Stories Paperback / softback
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
'I want to know if men realise when they are insane.
Sometimes I think that my brain cannot hold together, it is filled with too much horror - too much despair . . . I cannot sleep, I cannot close my eyes without seeing his damned face.
If only it had been a dream.'In 'The Doll', a waterlogged notebook is washed ashore.
Its pages tell a dark story of obsession and jealousy.
But the fate of its narrator is a mystery. Most of the stories in this haunting collection were written early in Daphne du Maurier's career - when she was still in her early twenties - yet they display her mastery of atmosphere, tension and intrigue and reveal a cynicism far beyond her years. She wrote exciting plots, she was highly skilled at arousing suspense, and she was, too, a writer of fearless originality - Guardian
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 05/05/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844087358
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