George du Maurier


Born
in Paris, France
March 06, 1834

Died
October 08, 1896

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George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier was a Franco-British cartoonist and author, known for his cartoons in Punch and for his novel Trilby. He was the father of actor Sir Gerald du Maurier and grandfather of writers Angela du Maurier and Dame Daphne du Maurier.

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Trilby

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3.34 avg rating — 1,147 ratings — published 1894 — 316 editions
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Peter Ibbetson

3.81 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1891 — 24 editions
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The Martian

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Trilby and Other Works by G...

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English Society

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Trilby: A Dark Romance

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Pictures of English Society

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Punch vol. LXXIV 1878

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The Young George Du Maurier...

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Social Pictorial Satire

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Society Pictures #1
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“Happiness is like time and space--we make and measure it ourselves; it is a fancy--as big, as little, as you please; just a thing of contrasts and comparisons, like health or strength or beauty or any other good--that wouldn't even be noticed but for sad personal experience of its opposite!--or its greater!”
George Du Maurier

“the wretcheder one is, the more one smokes; and the more one smokes, the wretcheder one gets—a vicious circle.”
George Du Maurier, Peter Ibbetson

“Language is a poor thing. You fill your lungs with wind and shake a little slit in your throat, and make mouths, and that shakes the air; and the air shakes a pair of little drums in my head—a very complicated arrangement, with lots of bones behind—and my brain seizes your meaning in the rough. What a roundabout way, and what a waste of time.”
George du Maurier

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