Teddy Bears and the General

The tale of how Major Frederick Browning met and courted Daphne du Maurier seems to belong to one of the novelist’s less likely plots. The Major had read Du Maurier’s first novel, The Loving Spirit.  Inspired by her description of the coastline of Cornwall, and also dreaming of possibly meeting the novelist herself, he visited the county to go sailing. He did indeed met her … Continue reading Teddy Bears and the General