Daphne du Maurier: Published Work


The Loving Spirit, London, Heinemann, 1931

I’ll Never Be Young Again, London, Heinemann, 1932

Julius, London, Heinemann, 1933

Jamaica Inn, London, Gollancz, 1936

Rebecca, London, Gollancz, 1938

Frenchman’s Creek, London, Gollancz, 1941

Hungry Hill, London, Gollancz, 1943

The King’s General, London, Gollancz, 1946

The Parasites, London, Gollancz, 1949

My Cousin Rachel, London, Gollancz, 1951

The Scapegoat, London, Gollancz, 1957

Castle Dor (with Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch), London, Dent, 1962

The Flight of the Falcon, London, Gollancz, 1965

The House on the Strand, London, Gollancz, 1969

Rule Britannia, London, Gollancz, 1972

Short Stories

du Maurier’s short stories have been published as a series of collections, sometimes under different titles. Below, they are listed as first published, with later titles below.

The Birds and other Stories also as The Apple Tree, London, Gollancz, 1952

Come Wind, Come Weather, London, Heinemann, 1940

Early Stories, The stories in this book were all written between the years 1927 and 1930, London, Bantam, 1959

The Breaking Point also as The Blue Lenses, London, Gollancz, 1959

Don’t Look Now also as Not After Midnight, London, Gollancz, 1971

The Rendez-vous, London, Gollancz, 1981

Non Fiction

Gerald, London, Gollancz, 1934

The du Mauriers, London, Gollancz, 1937

The Young George du Maurier, London, Peter Davies, 1951

Mary Anne,London, Gollancz, 1954

The Infernal World of Branwell Bronte, London, Gollancz, 1960

The Glass-blowers, London, Gollancz, 1963

Vanishing Cornwall, London, Gollancz, 1967

Golden Lads, London, Gollancz, 1975

The Winding Stair, London, Gollancz, 1976

Myself When Young – the Shaping of a Writer, London, Gollancz, 1977

The “Rebecca” Notebook: And Other Memories, London, Gollancz, 1981

Enchanted Cornwall, London, Penguin, 1989

Biographies & Related Books

Daphne Du Maurier’s Cornwal, Bret Hawthorne, Halsgrove, 2010

Jane Slade of Polruan, Helen Doe, Truran Books, 2002

The du Maurier Companion, Stanley Vickers, Fowey Rare Books, 1997

Rebecca’s Tale, Sally Beauman, Little Brown, 2001

Daphne du Maurier, Richard Kelly, Twayne:Boston, 1987

Daphne du Maurier, Margaret Forster, Chatto & Windus

Daphne du Maurier Country, Martyn Shallcross, Bossiney Books, 1987

Daphne – a Portrait of Daphne du Maurier, Judith Cook, Bantam, 1991

Mrs de Winter, Susan Hill, BCA, 1993

Letters From Menabilly: Portrait of a Friendship, Edited by Oriel Malet, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1993

The Cornish World of Daphne du Maurier, Bossiney Books, 1995

The Daphne Du Maurier Companion, Helen Taylor, Virago

Captivated: J.M. Barrie, the Du Mauriers and the Dark Side of Neverland, Piers Dudgeon

Daphne du Maurier : A Daughter’s Memoir, Flavia Leng

Reading Daphne: A Guide to the Writing of Daphne Du Maurier for Readers and Book Groups, Ella Westland

Daphne Du Maurier, Haunted Heiress, Nina Auerbach

Daphne du Maurier and her Sisters, Jane Dunn, Harper Press, 2013


The Years Between, London, Gollancz, 1946

September Tide, London, Gollancz, 1949

TV, Video’s & Films

Jamaica Inn, (1939), Starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara, Mayflower, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 108 minutes’ B/W

Rebecca, (1940), Starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontain, Alfred Hitchcock’s Academy Award winning adaptation, 125 minutes, (Black & white)

Frenchman’s Creek, (1944), Starring Joan Fontaine, Basil Rathbone, and Nigel Bruce, Paramount, Directed by Mitchell Leisen, 110 minutes, Colour

Hungry Hill, (1945), G.F.D./Sydney Box, Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst

The Years Between, (1947), G.F.D./Sydney Box, Directed by Compton Bennett

My Cousin Rachel, (1952), Starring Richard Burton and Olivia DeHavilland, 20th Century Fox, Directed by Henry Koster, 98 minutes, B/W

The Scapegoat, (1959), Starring Alec Guiness and Bette Davis, M.G.M., Directed by Robert Hamer, B/W

The Birds, (1963), Starring Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Tippi Hedren, and Suzanne Pleschette, Universal Studios, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 119 minutes, Colour

Don’t Look Now, (1973), Starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie, British Lion,
Directed by Nicolas Roeg, 110 minutes, Colour

Vanishing Cornwall, (1971), Directed by Christian Browning

The Make Believe World of Daphne du Maurier, (1977), A rare interview of Dame Daphne at Kilmarth, by Cliff Michelmore, Banner Pictures Ltd, London, 38 minutes, Colour

Rebecca, (1978), Starring Jeremy Brett, Joanna David, and Anna Massey, BBC-TV series, Directed by Simon Langston, 205 minutes, Colour

Jamaica Inn, (1985), Starring Patrick McGoohan, Jane Seymour, and John McEnery, Harlech TV, Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark, 187 minutes, Colour

My Cousin Rachel, (1982), Starring Geraldine Chaplin and Christopher Guard, A BBC TV Production in association with Twentieth Century Fox, 177 minutes, Colour

The Breakthrough (aka The Lifeforce Experiment), Starring Donald Sutherland, TV Produced by World International Network/Astral Film Enterprises/Screen Partners,
Directed by Piers Haggard, Colour

The Birds II: Land’s End, (1994), Starring Tippi Hedren, Brad Johnson II, Chelsea Field, and James Naughton, TV, Directed by Rick Rosenthal, 87 minutes, Colour

Rebecca, (1996), Starring Charles Dance, Diana Rigg, Geraldine James, Jean Anderson, Emilia Fox and Faye Dunaway, A Portman Production for Carlton UK Television in association with WGBH/Boston and Tele-Munchen, 180 minutes, Colour