Echoes Form The Macabre Author:Daphne du Maurier Here in one volume are nine hauntingly beautiful stories of suspense and the supernatural from one of the world's most popular authors. — Perhaps most famous among them is "The Birds," a tale of unrelenting terror that director Alfred Hitchcock used as his source of inspiration for the classic motion picture of the same title. Equally eerie, and... more » also transformed into a fascinating film, is the tale "Don't Look Now." In this spellbinding ghost story, set against the moonlit background of Venice, a couple meets two sisters possessed of psychic vision who claim to be in contact with their younger daighter inthe world beyond. In "Not After Midnight," a schoolmaster on holiday in Crete has an inevitable, albeit unexpected, encounter with a god of antiquity.
But it is impossible to single out any one tale in this volume as being more outstanding than the others. Each of these is a veritable gem.« less