Captivated: J. M. Barrie, the Du Mauriers and the Dark Side of Never Never Land

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Penguin Random House, 2008 - Imagination - 333 pages
Captivated is about the inspiration for three of the most intriguing characters of fiction: Svengali, Peter Pan and Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca. The link is J.M. Barrie who was connected, in some way, to each. This captivating biography delves deep and yields up secrets. From the Hardcover edition.

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User Review  - cat-ballou - LibraryThing

Don't buy this new, is what I learned from this book. If you can't get it for free, or from a library, or used, at least wait until it's in paperback. Just think what you can do with that extra $10 ... Read full review

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Three stars for the portion of the book that deals the relationship between George du Maurier, J. M. Barrie, and sad and unfortunate Llewelyn Davies boys, who helped inspire "Peter Pan" but who became ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Piers Dudgeon knew Daphne du Maurier and worked with her in the 1980s. He has written many works of non-fiction including the bestselling biography of Catherine Cookson.


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