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Jamaica Inn (book)

  • Type: Book
  • Length: 351 pages

Jamaica Inn is a 1936 novel by the mistress of suspense, Daphne Du Maurier. Circa 1820, 23-year-old Mary Yellan has to go and live with her Aunt Patience and her husband Joss Merlyn at the dismal Jamaica Inn on Cornwall's Bodmin Moor. The novel became the basis of a movie by English director, Alfred Hitchcock. - AsNotedIn

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  • Cornwall, England "Jamaica Inn" is set on Cornwall's Bodmin Moor, circa 1800s
  • Jamaica Inn, Altarnun Mary Yellan moves to "Jamaica Inn" on Cornwall's Bodmin Moor, circa 1800s


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1930/00/00 Daphne Du Maurier Visitor One cold night, Foy Quiller-Couch, the daughter of Arthur Quiller-Couch, and Daphne du Maurier arrive at the Jamaica Inn. The following day they will go riding on the high windswept Bodmin Moor and get lost in the mist. Jamaica Inn Altarnun
1935/12/00 Daphne sends her friend, Foy Quiller-Couch, a signed copy of "Jamaica Inn" as an early Christmas present to.
1936/04/17 Daphne Du Maurier Author "Jamaica Inn" by Daphne du Maurier is published in the United Kingdom by Victor Gollancz Ltd.
1936/04/17 Victor Gollancz Ltd Publisher "Jamaica Inn" by Daphne du Maurier is published in the United Kingdom by Victor Gollancz Ltd.
1937/00/00 Doubleday, Doran and Company Publisher "Jamaica Inn" is published by Doubleday, Doran, Garden City, New York.

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Particulars for Jamaica Inn (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Gothic Fiction genre of decaying settings, medieval locales with dark atmosphere of isolation, mystery and terror
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Crime Smuggling
Marine salvage Wreckers

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