Audiobooks by Daphne du Maurier

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Don't Look Now: and Other Stories Audiobook

Don't Look Now: and Other Stories

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Various Narrators, Various Narrators Release Date: January 2015

"Daphne du Maurier is in a class by herself." --New York Times A married couple on holiday in Venice are caught up in a sinister series of events. A lonely schoolmaster is impelled to investigate a mysterious American couple. A young woman loses her cool when she confronts her father's old friend on a lonely island. A party of British pilgrims meet strange phenomena and possible disaster in the Holy Land. A scientist abandons his scruples while trying to tap the energy of the dying mind. Collecting five stories of mystery and slow, creeping horror, Daphne Du Maurier's Don't Look Now and Other Stories showcases her unique blend of sympathy and spinetingling suspense.

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Frenchman's Creek Audiobook

Frenchman's Creek

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: John Castle Release Date: August 2014

"Highly personalized adventure, ultra-romantic mood, and skillful storytelling." --New York Times Bored and restless in London's Restoration Court, Lady Dona escapes into the British countryside with her restlessness and thirst for adventure as her only guides. Eventually Dona lands in remote Navron, looking for peace of mind in its solitary woods and hidden creeks. She finds the passion her spirit craves in the love of a daring French pirate who is being hunted by all of Cornwall. Together, they embark upon a quest rife with danger and glory, one which bestows upon Dona the ultimate choice: sacrifice her lover to certain death or risk her own life to save him.

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Hollywood Double Bill  - Rebecca & The Lost Weekend Audiobook

Hollywood Double Bill - Rebecca & The Lost Weekend

Author: Charles R Jackson, Daphne Du Maurier, Daphne du Maurier Narrator: John Lund, Loretta Young, Ray Milland Release Date: September 2019

Back when going to the movies meant a whole afternoon or evening's entertainment not just the one movie Audiobook radio is proud to be home to the Hollywood Double Bill. Adapted for radio with all the frills including the big stars and hosted by Roger Prior.

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Jamaica Inn Audiobook

Jamaica Inn

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Tony Britton Release Date: August 2014

"A fine romantic in suspense and surprise." --New York Times Book Review On a bitter November evening, young Mary Yellan journeys across the rainswept moors to Jamaica Inn in honor of her mother's dying request. When she arrives, the warning of the coachman begins to echo in her memory, for her aunt Patience cowers before hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn. Terrified of the inn's brooding power, Mary gradually finds herself ensnared in the dark schemes being enacted behind its crumbling walls -- and tempted to love a man she dares not trust.

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Mary Anne Audiobook

Mary Anne

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Carole Boyd Release Date: December 2014

"This novel catches fire." --New York Times She set men's hearts on fire and scandalized a country. An ambitious, stunning, and seductive young woman, Mary Anne finds the single most rewarding way to rise above her station: she will become the mistress to a royal duke. In doing so, she provokes a scandal that rocks Regency England. A vivd portrait of sex, ambition, and corruption, Mary Anne is set during the Napoleonic Wars and based on Daphne du Maurier's own great-great-grandmother.

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Meine Cousine Rachel (Ungekürzt) Audiobook

Meine Cousine Rachel (Ungekürzt)

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Erich Wittenberg Release Date: June 2017

Seit dem Tod seiner Eltern lebt Philipp bei seinem wohlhabenden Vetter Ambrose in Cornwall - bis der langjährige Junggeselle auf einer Florenzreise überraschend heiratet. In Briefen erzählt Ambrose Philipp von seinem Eheglück mit Rachel. Mit der Zeit jedoch werden die Briefe seltener, die Inhalte verwirrender. Eines Tages trifft ein beunruhigender Hilferuf aus Italien ein: Ambrose ist an einem rätselhaften Leiden erkrankt und fühlt sich von Rachel bedroht. Philipp reist alarmiert nach Florenz, doch er kommt zu spät: Ambrose ist tot, und von der jungen Witwe fehlt jede Spur ... bis Rachel vor Philipps Tür in Cornwall steht. Und sie ist ganz anders, als er erwartet hätte: humorvoll, intelligent und zurückhaltend. Mehr und mehr verfällt Philipp der schönen Frau, doch plötzlich erkrankt auch er Ein faszinierender und dramatischer Spannungsroman, jetzt in neuer Übersetzung. Daphne du Maurier wurde 1907 in London, England, als Sohn eines Schauspielers und dessen Frau geboren. Sie wuchs in London und Paris in sehr guten Verhältnissen auf, bekam Privatunterricht und schrieb erste Kurzgeschichten. Mit 19 Jahren ließ sich du Maurier in Cornwall, England, nieder, wo fortan auch ihre Geschichten spielten. Bekannt wurde sie vorallem durch ihren Roman 'Rebecca' (1938), der später von Alfred Hitchcock erfolgreich verfilmt wurde, ebenso wie 'Die Vögel'. Daphne du Maurier starb am 19. April 1989. 'Ein lesenswerter Klassiker voll subtiler Spannung vor dem atmosphärischen Hintergrund Cornwalls.' - Belladonna

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My Cousin Rachel Audiobook

My Cousin Rachel

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Jonathan Pryce Release Date: August 2014

Orphaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by his benevolent older cousin, Ambrose. Resolutely single, Ambrose delights in Philip as his heir, a man who will love his grand home as much as he does himself. But the cosy world the two construct is shattered when Ambrose sets off on a trip to Florence. There he falls in love and marries - and there he dies suddenly. Jealous of his marriage, racked by suspicion at the hints in Ambrose's letters, and grief-stricken by his death, Philip prepares to meet his cousin's widow with hatred in his heart. Despite himself, Philip is drawn to this beautiful, sophisticated, mysterious Rachel like a moth to the flame. And yet . . . might she have had a hand in Ambrose's death?

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Rebecca Audiobook


Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Anna Massey Release Date: August 2014

"Rebecca is a work of immense intelligence and wit, elegantly written, thematically solid, suspenseful.." --Washington Post "Daphne du Maurier created a scale by which modern women can measure their feelings." --Stephen King Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives--presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave. First published in 1938, this classic gothic novel is such a compelling read that it won the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century.

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Rebecca: A BBC Radio 4 reading Audiobook

Rebecca: A BBC Radio 4 reading

Author: Daphne Du Maurier, Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Harriet Walter Release Date: March 2006

'There was Manderley, our Manderley, secretive and silent as it had always been...Time itself could not wreck the perfect symmetry of those walls, nor the site itself, a jewel in the hollow of a hand.' When Maxim de Winter brings his shy new bride to his beautiful stately home on the Cornwall coast, it seems like all her dreams have come true. The terrace slopes to the lawns, the lawns stretch to the sea, and the gardens are full of scented flowers. But she soon finds that Manderley is haunted by the shadow of Maxim's first wife, Rebecca, who died the year before. It was Rebecca who made the house and gardens the showpiece of the county and her memory is revered by all, especially the housekeeper Mrs Danvers. As the hot summer fades, the mystery of Rebecca's death grows, weaving a spell of fear and foreboding. In a series of climactic revelations, Rebecca's memory is finally laid to rest.... but at what cost?

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The Birds Audiobook

The Birds

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: June 2007

Here is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's classic tale of horror. The idea for this famous story came to du Maurier one day when she was walking across to a farm from her house. She saw a farmer busily ploughing a field while above him the seagulls were diving and wheeling. She developed an idea about the birds becoming hostile and attacking him.In her story, the birds become hostile after a harsh winter with little food. First the seagulls, then birds of prey, and finally even small birds all turn against mankind. The nightmarish vision appealed to Alfred Hitchcock, who turned it into the celebrated film. ©2014 Audible, Inc. (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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The Birds & Don't Look Now Audiobook

The Birds & Don't Look Now

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Peter Capaldi Release Date: May 2017

Du Maurier is of course world famous for many of her novels. These two stories are perhaps even better known as films (The Birds by Alfred Hitchcock and Don't Look Now by Nic Roeg), but here we bring you the full terrifying texts, superbly read by Peter Capaldi, who brings the true dimension of these works to the imagination.

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The Birds: and Other Stories Audiobook

The Birds: and Other Stories

Author: Daphne du Maurier Narrator: Various Narrators, Various Narrators Release Date: January 2015

"Anyone starting this book under the impression that he may sleepily relax is in for a shock...continually provokes both pity and terror." --The Observer (UK) A classic of alienation and horror, The Birds was immortalised by Hitchcock in his celebrated film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man's dominance over the natural world. The mountain paradise of 'Monte Verità' 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 . . .

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