Peter Ibbetson

Peter Ibbetson

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First published in 1891, Peter Ibbetson was the first of three novels - with Trilby and The Martian - that du Maurier wrote and illustrated in the last five years of his life. Peter 'Gogo' Pasquier, an inmate at an English lunatic asylum, records the unfortunate chain of events that led from his idyllic Parisian childhood to the brutal murder of his adoptive Uncle Ibbetson. But the reason for this memoir is not to seek forgiveness for his crime: it is to tell of his love for the Duchess of Towers and their shared ability to 'dream true' - to dream so lucidly that they can travel back through time and space to any moment of their (or their ancestors') lives...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 15mm | 294.83g
  • Nailsea, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1907245065
  • 9781907245060
  • 1,050,605

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