Hungry Hill Author:Daphne du Maurier A novel set in Victorian Ireland by the same author as REBECCA and JAMAICA INN. — Hungry Hill is a family saga of epic proportions, based on the Irish ancestors of Daphne du Maurierís friend Christopher Puxley. The story spans the years 1820-1920 and follows the lives of five generations of a family of Irish landowners called Brodrick who live in... more » a castle called Clonmere in Southern Ireland. The story focuses upon the family relationships as well as the aristocratic family's relationship with the Irish miners.
When originally published, Hungry Hill was a best seller at the time, even being made into a film on which Daphne assisted with the screen writing.« less