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Gerald : A Portrait - Daphne Du Maurier

Paperback Published: 21st June 2004
ISBN: 9781844080663
Number Of Pages: 272

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Sir Gerald du Maurier was the most celebrated actor-manager of his day, knighted for his services to the theatre in 1922. Published within six months of her father's death, this frank biography was considered shocking by many of his admirers - but it was a huge success, winning Daphne du Maurier critical acclaim and launching her career.

In Gerald: A Portrait, Daphne du Maurier captures the spirit and charm of the charismatic actor who played the original Captain Hook, amusingly recalling his eccentricities and his sense of humour, and sensitively portraying the darker side of his nature and his bouts of depression.

A remarkable book . . . brilliant comic writing - The Times

A remarkable book . . . brilliant comic writing - The Times

ISBN: 9781844080663
ISBN-10: 1844080668
Series: Virago Modern Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 21st June 2004
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1