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[Reading] ➬ The Scapegoat ➳ Daphne du Maurier – Bunatime.co Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said 'Je vous demande pardon ' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him and I realized with a strange sense of shock and fear andSomeone jolted my elbow as I drank and said 'Je vous demande pardon ' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him and I realized with a strange sense of shock and fear and nausea all combined that his face and voice were known to me too wellI was looking at myselfTwo men one English the other French meet by chance in a provincial railway station and are astounded that they are so much alike that they could easily pass for.

Each other Over the course of a long evening they talk and drink It is not until he awakes the next day that John the Englishman realizes that he may have spoken too much His French companion is gone having stolen his identity For his part John has no choice but to take the Frenchman's place as master of a chateau director of a failing business head of a large and embittered family and keeper of too many secretsLoaded with suspense and crackling wit T.

scapegoat pdf The Scapegoat EpubEach other Over the course of a long evening they talk and drink It is not until he awakes the next day that John the Englishman realizes that he may have spoken too much His French companion is gone having stolen his identity For his part John has no choice but to take the Frenchman's place as master of a chateau director of a failing business head of a large and embittered family and keeper of too many secretsLoaded with suspense and crackling wit T.

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Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination Few writers have created magical and mysterious places than Jamaica Inn and Manderley buildings invested with a rich character that gives them a memorable life of their ownIn many ways the life of Daphne du Maurier resembles a fairy tale Born into a fami

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  1. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubThank You to the MANY readers who came before me I'm no longer a virgin to author Daphne Du Mauier Special thanks to Jean Sara and Candy Two menone English John the narrator the other French Jean de Gue meet by chance one evening It's like looking into a mirror they look almost identical other than the color of their eyes At the start of the novel we learn that John on holiday in France was a historian and gave lectures in England about his country and it's past Not married and has no children And even though he was English he studied French for years He taught their history and described their culture however he felt like an outsider an alien He wasn't one of them but wished to be He wished to be bound by a family share their laughter and sorrow Due to his depression he walked the streets at night in the rain and knew he must get drunk He also was thinking of spending a few days at a


  2. Candi Candi says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubMy only complaint with reading a Daphne du Maurier novel is that every book I pick up for some time afterwards pales in comparison The depth of the characterizations the richly described settings and the undercurrent of suspense throughout never fail to enthrall me No less so with this one The Scapegoat I found myself once again under du Maurier’s spell John is an Englishman well educated in everything French – the language the history and the culture He passes on all his knowledge as a lecturer at a university; he travels


  3. Fergus Fergus says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat Epub‘WHO KNOWS WHAT EVIL LURKS IN THE HEART OF MEN?’‘The SHADOW Knows’with assorted Backstage Evil Cackles WWII Era Radio ShowBack in the JFK Era my grandmother belonged to the Book of the Month Club Is that still around? Anyway one December she got a new book everybody was raving about back then The Scapegoat The deal was if you didn’t mail the book back in time it was yours But to her it seemed the perfect Christmas gift for my young self I never knew WHY until I finally started to read it sixty odd years later thanks to my friend Sara’s recommendation on GRJohn is leading a drifting meaningless life Until he meets his Sh


  4. Bionic Jean Bionic Jean says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubHave you ever wanted to run away from your life? What would happen if you suddenly had the chance to; would you grasp the nettle? Or what if a new life was imposed on you whether you liked it or not? Such is the premise of Daphne du Maurier's 1957 novel The ScapegoatThe Scapegoat is reminiscent of novels such as The Prisoner of Zenda and according to one of Daphne du Maurier's biographers this rollicking adventure was a favourite story of Daphne's when she was a little girl But it also owes a great deal to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde as Daphne du Maurier also explo


  5. Mary Beth Mary Beth says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat Epub45 stars I have read several of Daphne Du Maurier's books and loved every single one Rebecca is my favorite but this book came very close to itI will be reading of her books What would you do if you came face to face with yourself? That's what happens to John an Englishman on holiday in France when he meets his exact double a Frenchman called Jean de Gue John agrees to go for a drink with Jean but falls into a drunken stupor and wakes up in a hotel room to find that Jean has disappeared taking John's clothes and identity documents with himWhen Jean's chauffeur arrives at the hotel John is unable to convince him of what has happened and ends up accompanying the chauffeur to Jean de Gue's chateau where the Frenchman's unsuspecting family assume that he really is Jean de Gue Naturally they expect him to continue running the family glass making business and arrang


  6. Sara Sara says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubIf you have ever read any of Daphne du Maurier’s novels you will immediately recognize what I mean when I say the narrator here is another of her identity free individuals Like the new Mrs De Winter in Rebecca or the tour guide brother in Flight of the Falcon this narrator is a person without any sense of importance sense of self or sense of his own value He is so unloved and disconnected that he can assume another man’s life and involve himself immediately in the other man’s world to the point of burying himself inside the other man’s skin A scapegoat a person who is blamed for the wrongdoings mistakes or faults of others What an inspired title for Daphne du Maurier’s thrilling novel of exchanged identity When John an Englishman whose area of ex


  7. Andrew Smith Andrew Smith says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubI must admit to feeling a little nervous about taking on this book Novels of 'a certain age’ really aren’t my thing I seem to struggle with everything about them If it's not the stilted or overblown language it is a plot that feels horribly tame and dated If there’s a phobia attached to reading these books then I have it I’d never read a book by Daphne du Maurier before so I wasn’t sure uite which I'd get the ov


  8. JimZ JimZ says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubI did not see the ending coming I thought I knew how it was going to endDame du Maurier it appeared to me was right near the end leading me and other readers down the primrose path to the denouement Not so fast 😮I had read two other books by Dame Daphne du Maurier and very much liked them Rebecca 1938 and My Cousin Rachel 1951 I had never heard of this book


  9. Carol She& Carol She& says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubNo idea why this was showing as I had rated this book when I haven't even finished itGee I got so many likes when I was just having a whinge I don't know why I'm bothering to write a review 😁 Well I do know why This is one of the best books I've read this year it is definitely the best fiction that is not a rereadI read it as a straight doppelganger story and still found it wonderfully complex du Maurier's skilled writing made me believe the unbelievable But some of the other people doing this group read in the Retro Reads Group have found deeper spiritual philosophical meaning in the writing and I really want to sit down and read this book all over againI'm amazed I'm gobsmacked this is how classic fiction should make one feel To be trusted with making your own interpretation by a writer is such a gift


  10. Judy Judy says:

    Epub The Scapegoat Kindle ↠ ↠ bunatime.co scapegoat pdf, The Scapegoat EpubScapegoat has an intriguing history as a word Originally in the Old Testament book of Leviticus the High Priest confessed the sins of the people on the Day of Atonement over the head of a live goat which was then allowed to escape taking the sins with it From this religious t


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