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The King"s general, by Daphne du Maurier

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Published in Garden City, New York, Doubleday & company, inc .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPR6007.U47K5
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p. 22 cm.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24401857M
OCLC/WorldCa639731670


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comment. Reviews. The first novel that Daphne wrote while living at Menabilly was “The King’s General” which was set during the time of the English Civil War (). Daphne did a great deal of research before writing this book and was assisted by Oenone Rashleigh and the Cornishman and historian A L Rowse.

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Editions for The King's General: (ebook published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ) Cited by: 3. I liked this book but didn't love it as much as other books by du Maurier. It's a piece of historical fiction and the characters are real and face many difficult obstacles.

The crux of the story involves an enduring romance between Richard Grenville, the King's General, and Honor Harris, a woman from a gentrified family whom he meets when she is 18 and he is 10 years her senior.

novel by Daphne du Maurier. Daphne du Maurier. Crime, gothic, mystery, romance. Victor Gollancz. Publication date. Rebecca is a Gothic novel by English author Dame Daphne du Maurier. A best-seller, Rebecca sold million copies between its publication in andand the book has never gone out of print.

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The King’s General by Daphne du Maurier, ISBNpp. My husband bought me a whole stack of Daphne du Maurier books for my birthday. Over the years I’ve read Rebecca, Jamaica Inn and Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du Maurier.

But I wanted to read more of her books. About this Item: Penguin Books, Great Britain, Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. The Kings General A brilliant re-creation of the love shared by Sir Richard Grenvile - at once the King's General in the West and the most detested office in his army - and Honor Harris of Lanrest, as brave as she was beautful, during the years when Cornwall echoed to the brisk tattoo of Royalist.

The King's General by Du Maurier, Daphne Edition: First Edition Book condition: Fair with no dust jacket Book Description Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company.

Fair with no dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's na. Putting pen to paper, Daphne created The King's General, a historical tale which takes place during the English Civil War and introduces one of du Maurier's greatest heroines: Honor Harris.

Honor is a beautiful, brave and kind protagonist, a true embodiment of the name by which she goes. A moving love story set during the Civil War. Inspired by a grisly discovery in the nineteenth century, THE KING'S GENERAL was the first of du Maurier's novels to be written at Menabilly, the model for Manderley in Rebecca.

Set in the seventeenth century, it tells the story of a country and a family riven by civil war, and features one of fiction's most original heroines. The book was published in It was the book Du Maurier was writing when her husband, "Boy" Browning, was away serving in the war.

The King's General is told by a character named Honor Harris, who is in love with Sir Richard Grenville, a Royalist general in the Civil War. The King's General Summary The King's General by Daphne Du Maurier Inspired by a grisly discovery in the nineteenth century, The King's General was the first of du Maurier's novels to be written at Menabilly, the model for Manderley in : Daphne Du Maurier.

The King’s General is historical fiction rather than the gothic suspense Daphne du Maurier is probably better known for, but there are still elements of the gothic here, mainly in the atmospheric descriptions of Menabilly with its secret tunnels, hidden chambers and mysterious noises in.

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Honor Harris is only eighteen when she first meets Richard Grenvile /5(19). The King’s General was the third book I read by Daphne du Maurier, following the magnificent Rebecca and the enigmatic My Cousin Rachel. So, I could not help but compare it with the other two while reading.

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Putting pen to paper, Daphne created The King's General, a historical tale which takes place during the English Civil War and introduces one of du Maurier's greatest heroines: Honor Harris. Honor is a beautiful, brave and kind protagonist, a true embodiment of the name by which she goes.5/5(1).

The King’s General - Daphne du Maurier pdf book torrent free download, Shared pdf Written by Daphne du Maurier Read by Juliet Stevenson Format: MP3 Bitrate: 64 Kbps Unabridged Honor Harris is only eighteen when she first meets Richard Grenvile, proud, reckless - and utterly captivating.

But following a riding accident, Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone. Forgotten Book: The King's General by Daphne du Maurier A middle-aged Honor Harris is visited by two young men of her acquaintance who appraise her of various happenings around the world even as the Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell, rules over England.The King’s General.

DU MAURIER, Daphne. Item Number: Ebook City, NY: Doubleday & Company, First American edition of this gothic novel. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Daphne Du Maurier. Near fine in a very good dust jacket .