By George Du Maurier
First released in 1894, the tale of the diva Trilby O'Ferrall and her mentor, Svengali, has entered the mythology of that interval along Dracula and Sherlock Holmes. Immensely renowned for years, the radical resulted in a success play, a chain of renowned movies, Trilby items from hats to ice-cream, and streets in Florida named after characters within the publication. The environment displays Du Maurier's bohemian years as an artwork scholar in Paris prior to he went to London to make a profession in journalism. A celebrated caricaturist for Punch journal, Du Maurier's drawings for the novel--of which his most vital are incorporated here--form a wide a part of its appeal.
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