Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
On a bitter November evening, young Mary Yellan journeys across the rainswept moors to Jamaica Inn to honour her mother's dying request. The warning of the coachman echoes in her memory as, terrified of the inn's brooding power, she becomes ensnared in the dark schemes enacted behind its walls.
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Daphne du Maurier, daughter of the famous actor- manager Sir Gerald du Maurier, was born in London and educated at home and in Paris. Most of her novels have been bestsellers and many of them have been made into film. She died in 1989.