I'll Never be Young Again
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BeschreibungIn a moment of crisis and grasping the rail of a bridge, Richard is saved by a passing stranger named Jake. The two men, both at turning points, become fast friends and, out for adventure, jump aboard the first ship they see. Their journey takes them across Europe, cementing a passionate friendship. But it is in bohemian Paris that Richard finally meets the woman who enables him to fulfill his artistic promise. Daphne du Maurier's second novel is a masterpiece of narration, showcasing for the first time in her career the male voice she would use to stunning effect in four subsequent novels, including "My Cousin Rachel."
PortraitDaphne du Maurier was born in 1906 and lived most of her life in Cornwall. The daughter of the famous actor-manager Sir Gerald du Maurier, she began writing in 1928 and was made a DBE in 1969. She died in 1989.
PressestimmenDu Maurier's descriptions of riding in Norwegian mountains, of life before the mast and in foreign capitals ring as true as her transcription of a young man's thoughts and talk PUNCH Amazingly vivid SATURDAY REVIEW
Untertitel: 'VMC'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten