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The House on the Strand

by Daphne du Maurier Author · Ron Keith Narrator

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"The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier." —New York Times

Dick Young is lent a house in Cornwall by his friend Professor Magnus Lane. During his stay he agrees to serve as a guinea pig for a new drug that Magnus has discovered in his scientific research.

When Dick samples Magnus's potion, he finds himself doing the impossible: traveling through time while staying in place, thrown all the way back into Medieval Cornwall. The concoction wear off after several hours, but its effects are intoxicating and Dick cannot resist his newfound powers. As his journeys increase, Dick begins to resent the days he must spend in the modern world, longing ever more fervently to get back into his world of centuries before, and the home of the beautiful Lady Isolda...

Publication Details

Publisher:
Hachette Audio
Imprint:
Little, Brown & Company
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2014

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 304.8 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 304.7 MB

Daphne du Maurier (Author)

Daphne du Maurier (1907-89) was born in London, the daughter of the actor Sir Gerald du Maurier and granddaughter of the author and artist George du Maurier. Her first novel, The Loving Spirit, was published in 1931, but it would be her fifth nove...

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