Order of Daphne Du Maurier Books
Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) was an English novelist, short story writer and playwright. Three of her works were adapted to film by Alfred Hitchcock (Rebecca, Jamaica Inn and The Birds) and another story, Don’t Look Now, was adapted to film by Nicolas Roeg. Du Maurier’s grandfather was artist/writer George du Maurier, while her father was actor George du Maurier.
Daphne du Maurier’s first novel was The Loving Spirit, published in 1931. Below is a list of Daphne du Maurier’s books in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Notes: The Progress of Julius was also published as Julius. The Breaking Point and Other Stories was also published under the title The Blue Lenses. Don’t Look Now and Other Stories is also known as Not After Midnight. Myself When Young: The Shaping of a Writer is also titled Growing Pains.
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Daphne du Maurier Synopsis: The Birds and Other Stories by Daphne du Maurier includes the title story, The Birds. The story was immortalized by Alfred Hitchcock as a classic film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man’s sense of dominance over the natural world. The mountain paradise of Monte Verita promises immortality, but at a terrible price; a neglected wife haunts her husband in the form of an apple tree; a professional photographer steps out from behind the camera and into his subject’s life; a date with a cinema usherette leads to a walk in the cemetery; and a jealous father finds a remedy when three’s a crowd…
Don’t Look Now and Other Stories by Daphne du Maurier includes a title novella that features John and Laura who are on holiday in Venice. But it is a dangerous place for them as they are being followed by two old sisters. Meanwhile, a killer is on the loose.