A LUSH GENERATIONAL NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF REBECCA...
In her acclaimed debut, celebrated author Daphne du Maurier weaves a stunning tale of heartbreaking loss and undying love that knows no bounds. Janet, a fearless young woman of soaring strength, longs for the wildness and freedom of the sea. She feels herself pulled fast under its spell, yet she sacrifices her dreams in order to create a family. Years later, when she learns of her beloved son’s passion for the sea, Janet’s spirit awakens, haunting her family and stirring a chain of events that changes them forever.
Set in a rapturous creation of the Cornish countryside, The Loving Spirit is filled with adventure, courage, and an abiding sense of the romantic.
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Praise for Daphne du Maurier:
"Daphne du Maurier has no equal." - Sunday Telegraph
“[du Maurier] tells a story because it’s a good story, because it has something of beauty in it, and therefore of truth. She pictures life itself rather than all the dark and torturous currents that twist below its surface… Miss du Maurier’s book is a grand one.”
- Chicago Tribune
Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel Rebecca made her one of the most successful writers of her time. Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of the book won the Best Picture Oscar in 1940. He later used her material for The Birds. In 1969, du Maurier was created a Dame of the British Empire.