To the Castle Author:Dorthea Malm "To the Castle," which appeared in 1957, "is the stuff of which [Daphne] Du Maurier novels are made," a Minneapolis Tribune reviewer wrote, "and, to be successful, must be told with great style and complete sincerity. These are gifts which Miss Malm . . . has in generous supply." — From her obituary: — Dorothea Malm, whose Gothic romance novels we... more »re compared favorably to those of Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca West and Jane Austen, died July 17, 2003 in Minneapolis. She was 88.
"Her passion was historical research," said her niece, Anne Malm Hossfeld of Minnetonka. Malm's heroines endured their dangerous love liaisons, the trademark of Gothic novels, in locales from 18th-century Boston to 19th-century Paris.« less