The Birds: and Other Stories

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: January 2015

Duration: 9 hours 0 minutes

Summary:

'Anyone starting this book under the impression that he may sleepily relax is in for a shock...continually provokes both pity and terror.' --The Observer (UK)

A classic of alienation and horror, The Birds was immortalised by Hitchcock in his celebrated film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man's dominance over the natural world. The mountain paradise of 'Monte Verità' promises immortality, but at a terrible price; a neglected wife haunts her husband in the form of an apple tree; a professional photographer steps out from behind the camera and into his subject's life; a date with a cinema usherette leads to a walk in the cemetery; and a jealous father finds a remedy when three's a crowd . . .

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Birds: and Other Stories

by Daphne du Maurier

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Birds: and Other Stories, Daphne du Maurier