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Vanishing Cornwall

Vanishing Cornwall

Author(s): Daphne du Maurier

Location(s): Cornwall

Genre(s): Mystery, Travelogue

Era(s): 1960s



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With her son, Christian Browning, Daphne du Maurier, who lived in Cornwall for most of her life and used her knowledge of the county in her novels “Rebecca”, “Frenchman’s Creek” and “Jamaica Inn”, chronicles all aspects of this part of England, fusing history, anecdote and travelogue in a plea for Cornwall’s preservation.

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Being completely hooked on Cornwall, like most of the population today, I bought a used copy purely on the grounds that it had Cornwall in the title. Setting out reading it with no expectations,...

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750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

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Entries close 15th November 2020