The Birds And Other Stories
A Hardback edition by Daphne Du Maurier (Oct 1, 2015)
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Short Description: 'How long he fought with them in the darkness he could not tell, but at last the beating of the wings about him lessened and then withdrew . . . '... Read more
'How long he fought with them in the darkness he could not tell, but at last the beating of the wings about him lessened and then withdrew . . . '
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 sense of dominance over the natural world. The mountain paradise of 'Monte Verita' 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 . . .
The Birds And Other Stories Hardback edition by Daphne Du Maurier