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October 2016: Isle of Purbeck

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Daphne du Maurier Quotes

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'All autobiography is self-indulgent.'

'Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.'

'When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.'

'Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.'

'Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.'

Died in London
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What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out. - William Wordsworth
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On this day:
Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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