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The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier. . . . She holds her characters close to reality; the past she creates is valid, and her skill in finessing the time shifts is enough to make one want to try a little of the brew himself. -- New York Times Book Review
Dame Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) wrote more than twenty-five acclaimed novels, short stories, and plays, including Rebecca, The Scapegoat, Jamaica Inn, Frenchman's Creek, and "The Birds."See all Product Description
Classic DuMaurier. Love this book. One of her best. Vintage Sci-fi and suspense all at the same time.Published 14 months ago by BGreenwood
Is it her best ever? No. But not nearly so bad as some of the recent reviews. Yes the protagonist is hard to like but the man is taking drug trips to retreat into the past and... Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2009 by Paul D. Leney
After absolutely loving DuMaurier's Rebecca, I had high expectations for this book, especially since the storyline based on time travel sounded promising. Read morePublished on Oct. 18 2003 by Valerie
I was disappointed in this book, especially considering the favorable reviews posted here. The concept was intriguing, but the segments in which the narrator went back to the... Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2003
This book is so wonderful that I have read it over and over yet still find something new about it every time. Read morePublished on July 20 2002 by Rica Quinn
Time travel in the company of a boring and fussy Brit twit protagonist is not a journey I'd sign up for again. Al Gore's word "snippy" was invented for this guy. Read morePublished on Dec 19 2000 by James Carragher
Du Maurier's "Rebecca" and "The Scapegoat" are both among my all-time favorites, and after reading the reviews here, I was looking forward to "House on the... Read morePublished on Dec 1 2000
Daphne DuMaurier's House On The Strand tells of an experimental concoction which enables time travel, and of a man who finds himself in the 14th century addicted to time travel. Read morePublished on June 4 2000 by Midwest Book Review