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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Please try again later. Her experiences outside are wild and hallucinatory: Fill in your details xu or click an icon to log in: The nameless heroine has been saved from a life of drudgery by marrying a handsome, wealthy aristocrat, but unlike the Prince in Cinderella, Maxim de Winter is old enough to be the narrator’s father.
She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with fhe, and writing stories. The story concerns Marda West, a woman recuperating from eye surgery. Oct 19, Shirley rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Blue Lensesplease sign up.
Marda West can see again. Apr 06, Gary rated it really liked it. When the bandages are removed the woman is astonished that everyone she sees has the head of an animal.
The Blue Lenses
Why did Jim go along with it? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The patient awakes from eye surgery with temporary blue lenses in her eyes that 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. We learn how characters sound, how they smell, how they move, but not how they look. On the brink of madness, she blacks out and awakens in the hospital.
The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier
Ellen Belle rated it it was amazing Apr 22, She was also an unsung master of atmosphere and suspense. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This opening section is very smartly written by dy Maurier.
The problem, it seems, was all in her head — the old lenses were pressing against a nerve. Then the day comes that the lenses are fitted.
Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Her experiences outside are wild and hallucinatory:. Still hoping that her condition is a deceit on the part lensses the hospital, Marda sneaks out.
lneses Each plotline throughout was surprising, and the twists and turns made me unable to guess what was about to happen. She omits all visual descriptions.
“The Blue Lenses” by Daphne du Maurier
While she has not always been blind, she bue been struck by an unnamed condition and is awaiting lenses that will restore her sight. She daphen remembers it was not she who suggested that Nurse Ansel come home with her, but Ansel herself. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Very good story and ending. You are commenting using your WordPress. About Daphne du Maurier. 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, Dj later Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning, whom she married.
An entertaining story that is different any other I have read. Olena Malakhova rated it it was amazing Jan 10, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. While Alfred Hitchcock’s film based upon her novel proceeded to make her one of the best-known authors in the world, she enjoyed the life of a fairy princess in a mansion in Cornwall called Menabilly, which served as the model for Manderley in Rebecca.
The ddu have removed blindness both literal and metaphorical.
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