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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Sat July 2nd, 2011, 8:26 pm

Looks more like the Lady of the Lake surfaced at Manderley! I know Rebecca is a mysterious figure but this is stretching it a bit....
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Post by annis » Sat July 2nd, 2011, 8:32 pm

OMG! Looks like Rebecca's yacht went down in the close vicinity of a nuclear power plant :)

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Post by Madeleine » Sat July 2nd, 2011, 8:39 pm

Could be another caption competition here!
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Post by emr » Sat July 2nd, 2011, 8:51 pm

Did she put her fingers in a socket? :P :cool:
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Post by Misfit » Sat July 2nd, 2011, 9:17 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Could be another caption competition here![/quote]

You could be right about that :)
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Post by Vanessa » Sun July 3rd, 2011, 10:31 am

LOL. Obviously supposed to give a ghostly aspect to the book? I do agree that she looks as if she's put her fingers in a socket!!
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Post by Misfit » Tue April 10th, 2012, 12:01 pm

Look at what I found at the thrift store for a whopping $.50. Anyone heard of this before?

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Lady, Beware!
Every Sunday afternoon James Fenton and his wife took their usual walk-every Sunday afternoon.The pattern never changed.

Then Fenton reached his breaking point.

The idea of escape had never occurred to him before. But suddenly something clicked in his brain.

"Now, at this minute, "he thought, "one gesture of mine might change someone's future. Theft, fire, faces smashed in . . . murder."

So Fenton chose No. 8 Boulting street as a starting point for the greatest adventure of his life.

He rang the bell and a young woman answered. Fenton had the impulse to say, "I have come to strangle you." Instead he took off his hat and smiled. "Do you rent rooms?" he asked.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue April 10th, 2012, 8:42 pm

I think it's a short story collection.
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Post by Misfit » Tue April 10th, 2012, 11:33 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]I think it's a short story collection.[/quote]

Thanks for that. I'm not all that fond of short stories so I suspect this will be a low priority.
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Post by Vanessa » Wed April 11th, 2012, 7:39 am

A new collection has recently been published, too - The Doll. I did buy it as I like to have all her books on my shelves.
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