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The Scapegoat
The Scapegoat
Author: Daphne du Maurier
"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him, and I realized, with a strange sense of shock and fear and nausea all combined, that his face and voice were known to me too well. I was looking at myself." Two men--one English, the other French--me...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780812217254
ISBN-10: 081221725X
Publication Date: 1/2000
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 8
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My first time reading a Daphne du Maurier (even though I have a degree in ENglish!). Her writing style and descriptive technique and character development that was sufficient without being over done. Because I speak French, and have visited the French countryside where this took place, I could easily relate to the setting and characters. However, fellow book club members had a more difficult time understanding the characters.
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