Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier: The Place and the Dead Woman

The book Rebecca, 80 years on.

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10 Memorable Opening Lines from the Classics 

1. “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”  The opening line to Daphne du Maurier’s most famous novel, Rebecca is one of the great opening lines in English fiction. In one stroke, du Maurier establishes the voice, the locale, and the dream-like atmosphere of the story. – The Strand Magazine  Nothing can beat… Continue reading 10 Memorable Opening Lines from the Classics 

Friday Listicles: Top 5 Literary Fixes

Being a voracious reader, I like to read book after book, with scarce a pause in between. I can be reading up to three different books at a time. When I am full of one, or overwhelmed with the thought thread in another, I only have to turn to yet another. Good books nourish the… Continue reading Friday Listicles: Top 5 Literary Fixes

Read, Write, Live

Reading has been something as essential as breathing. Always. It started from comics at a young age. Comics were frowned upon in those times. They did not have the acceptance they have today; now, they are crucibles of creativity and it can be imagined that the kids reading them today would graduate to reading and… Continue reading Read, Write, Live