Assault and murder against the backdrop of Bodmin Moor
Many of Daphne Du Maurier's novels are set around Cornwall, where she spent most of her life. We look at how fact and fiction came together in her book Jamaica Inn and why it may be time for you to think again if you considered her a romantic writer: assault and murder – all played out against the harsh and inhospitable backdrop of Bodmin Moor.
Reading Daphne: A Guide to the writing of Daphne du Maurier for readers and book groups. By Ella Westland published by Truran ISBN 10 1850222134