Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier: A Reading Group with Dr Laura Varnam
Come along to Fowey Hall Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s historical novel Mary Anne (1954), with Dr Laura Varnam from University College, Oxford. Laura is a du Maurier expert, researcher, and regular contributor to the Festival. The reading group will be a relaxed and informal opportunity to discuss and share ideas about Daphne’s fascinating novel based on the life of her colourful great, great grandmother Mary Anne Clarke, mistress of the Duke of York. Please can participants have read the novel; no further preparation is necessary. Just bring yourself, your copy of the novel, and your enthusiasm for du Maurier!