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Daphne du Maurier
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Born on 13rd of May 1907
Died in London
Died on 19th of April 1989

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Born 1907. Died 1989 - English novelist & short story writer.

Wrote period romances and adventure stories many inspired by Cornwall. Books included Jamaica Inn (1936), Rebecca (1938) and My Cousin Rachel (1951). Short story The Birds became a classic Hitchcock movie. Later books included The Flight of the Falcon (1965), study of Francis Bacon and a volume of memoirs.

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