Vintage Hungry Hill 1944 Daphne Du Mauier Browning Hardback Double Day - Copper Mine - Doonovans - Clonmere Castle - Fiction - Feuding

$9.00

The Brodricks of Clonmere gain great wealth from the power of Hungry Hill that they make into a mine, extracting the copper the mine provides. The Doonovans were the original owners of Clonmere Castle and they resent and curse the Brodricks success. For generations the feud between the two families has been going on and on until it reaches it startling eruption.

This novel is a bit different from other works by Daphne du Maurier, it deals with a large span of time from 1820-1920, and has a large cast of characters none of which are more important than others as they all build on each other and become important as the novel progresses. Romance scenes in this novel are not as huge foundations as they are in her other books like Rebecca, Jamaica Inn, or My Cousin Rachel. The romance that goes on in this book more builds up on other elements of the novel. Even though I found this book to be a little different from some of the other books that I have read by Daphne Du Maurier I still really enjoyed Du Maurier's ability to create a unique cast of characters all of whom has faults but readers can still fall in love with these characters, despite their faults. The only thing I would have liked better in this book would have been more descriptions of the mines or mining lives, to me this was the only part of the novel that I had a hard time imagining or becoming real. I don't think this was the best of Daphne Du Maurier's novels that I have read thus far I still really enjoyed the style because it was different and I thought it showed how versatile she is as an author.

From an anonymous reviewer



Book in good condition. No rips, tears or writing in book. The book itself is in very good condition for it's age. I only spotted one page it is that was "dog eared" and there is minimal discoloration. The dust jacket is heavily worn but is mostly in tact.


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