A swashbuckling gothic romance that resonates with the salty brine of the Cornish coast, Frenchman’s Creek is a tale of seventeenth century pirates and smuggling, bursting with evocative description and swooping emotional peaks. One of du Maurier’s finest period novels, its blend of passionate awakening and breathtaking adventure is unbeatable.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 214 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
'A tale of danger, passion and mystery, and a compulsive slice of period drama.' - Good Book Guide
'A pure, exhilarating adventure story - a swashbuckling tale of exquisite danger and tangled love . . . a tale of emotional and sexual awakening, of loss and risk . . . sophisticated in its exploration of the human heart.' - Julie Myerson
'A heroine who is bound to make thousands of friends.' - Sunday Times
'One of the last century's most original literary talents.' - Daily Telegraph
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