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Daphne du Maurier

The young Daphne du Maurier (about 1930)
The young Daphne du Maurier (about 1930)
Born (1907-05-13)13 May 1907
London, England
Died 19 April 1989(1989-04-19) (aged 81)
Fowey, Cornwall, England
Occupation Novelist
Nationality British
Period 1931–1989
Genre Literary fiction, thriller
Notable works

Rebecca
The Scapegoat
"The Birds"
Jamaica Inn

My Cousin Rachel
Notable awards National Book Award (U.S.)
Spouse
Lt.-Gen. Sir Frederick Browning
(m. 1932; his death 1965)
Children 3
Relatives Sir Gerald du Maurier (father)
Muriel, Lady du Maurier (mother)
George du Maurier (grandfather)
Angela du Maurier (sister)

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Dame Daphne du Maurier DBE (13 May 1907 - 19 April 1989) was a British author. She is best known for her books Jamaica Inn (1936), Rebecca (1938) and The Birds (1952).

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