Woman's Hour: Daphne du Maurier Walk, Jamaica Inn (BBC Radio, 30/Apr/2007)
Many of those will be concentrated in Cornwall, where she spent most of her life. It was also the place which she turned to time and time again as the setting for her novels. We look at how fact and fiction came together in her book Jamaica Inn and why it may be time for you to think again if you considered her a romantic writer: domestic violence, assault and murder – all played out against the harsh and inhospitable backdrop of Bodmin Moor.
Listen to this broadcast...
- broadcast as part of Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4
- date: 30/Apr/2007
- length: approx 10 minutes
- web link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/03/2007_18_mon.shtml