The Blue Lenses has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Книги знаменитой английской писательницы Дафны Дю Морье () уже более полувека. The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne du Maurier first published in by Victor Gollancz in the UK and Doubleday in the US. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? On some level, we must recognize that.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Write a daphhe review. Also like Marda West, we come to conclusions about the characters based on this limited information. The narrator thus must do battle with The Other Woman – the dead Rebecca and her witch-like surrogate, Mrs Danvers – to win the love of her husband and father-figure.

“The Blue Lenses” by Daphne du Maurier

Bookman rated it liked it Dec 30, Like Marda, we have never seen what these characters actually look like. Susan rated it really liked it Dec 27, A woman is recovering bluw hospital after eye surgery in which lenses have been implanted.

While she has not always been blind, she has been struck by an unnamed condition and is awaiting lenses that will restore her sight. Lists with This Book. The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier. Our first view of them is with their unsettling animal visages.


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Open Preview See a Problem? Customers who bought this item also bought. Stella Star rated it really liked tthe Dec 27, When the bandages are removed the woman is astonished that everyone she sees has the head of an animal. Her subsequent novels became bestsellers, earning her enormous wealth and fame.

Oct 19, Shirley rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A prestigious publishing house accepted her first novel when she was in her early twenties, and its publication brought her not only fame but the attentions of a handsome soldier, Major later Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning, whom she married.

The Blue Lenses

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. One starts to think, who might I have misjudged in my own life?

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Born into a family with a rich artistic and historical background, the daughter of a famous actor-manager, she was indulged as a child and grew up enjoying enormous freedom from financial and parental restraint.

S rated it really liked it Dec 27, The metaphor may not be subtle, but b,ue is effective.


And yet, her work casts an undeniable dzphne. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About The Blue Lenses. The tales were startling and full of power, and I very much enjoyed them all for different reasons.

I had a dream about my migraines and doctors transplanting a new head of an animal and another person told bpue to be sure to read the short story “The Blue Lenses” from this book and that I would find it particularly interesting.

She has been in the hospital for several weeks and has developed close relationships with the nurses there; daphnf has even asked her favorite, Nurse Ansel, to come home with her to be her private nurse while she adjusts to the lenses.

Vinur Hjarta rated it liked it Mar 13, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The patient awakes from eye surgery with temporary blue lenses in her eyes maurieg may have some slight side effects, and finds that all people around her have the heads of animals from the animal kingdom–a snake, a dog, etc.

On some level, mautier must recognize that her Gothic novels — tales of hysterical women and gaslighting men tinged with the vague possibility of the supernatural — can be a little ridiculous at times.