A mystery
  • 255 Pages
  • 2.40 MB
  • English
Pantheon Books
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7460549M
ISBN 10039449055X
ISBN 139780394490557

Loaded with suspense and crackling wit, The Scapegoat tells the double story of the attempts by John, the imposter, to escape detection by the family, servants, and several mistresses of his alter ego, and of his constant and frustrating efforts to unravel the mystery of the enigmatic past that dominates the existence of all who live in the chateau/5().

Such is the premise of Daphne du Maurier's novel, The Scapegoat. The Scapegoat is reminiscent of novels such as, "The Prisoner of Zenda" and according to one of Daphne du Maurier's biographers, this rollicking adventure was a 4/5.

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The work was originally published in the anthology of military science fiction Alien Stars and was nominated for the Hugo Award for Author: C. Cherryh. One of many good titles for a review of Daphne du Maurier's fantasy thriller THE SCAPEGOAT might be the words of its narrator, year old unmarried English scholar of French history John (no last name ever given): "The self I knew had failed.

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In scapegoating, one of the. The Scapegoat is an interesting, engrossing novel full of food for thought. The exploration of John’s multiple identities could fill volumes of scholarly work, but the story also stands by itself.

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It’s captivating and dark, yet beautiful. The designated scapegoat. Peg Streep is the author of the new book Daughter Detox: Recovering from an Unloving Mother and Reclaiming Your Life (Île D’Éspoir Press).

Scapegoat mechanism. Literary critic and philosopher Kenneth Burke first coined and described the expression scapegoat mechanism in his books Permanence and Change (), and A Grammar of Motives ().

These works influenced some philosophical anthropologists, such as Ernest Becker and René Girard. In The Scapegoat, du Maurier explores a similar theme, where the protagonist, John, a very English and staid history lecturer of French culture, one evening meets his exact double in the train station at Le Mans.

John is bored, searching for some connection to life, a meaning to his empty existence.5/5(5). The term ‘scapegoat’ actually has its origin in the Old Testament, more specifically, in Chapter 16 of the Book of Leviticus, according to which God instructed Moses and Aaron to sacrifice two.

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The scapegoat becomes the Lamb of God; "the foolish genesis of blood-stained idols and the false gods of superstition, politics, and ideologies" are revealed. Sign up for more information on JHUP Books. Thus he shall purge the Shrine of the uncleanness and transgression of the Israelites, whatever their sins; and he shall do the same for the Tent of Meeting, which abides with them in the midst of their uncleanness.

When he goes in to make expiation in the Shrine, nobody else shall be in the Tent of Meeting until he comes out. The Scapegoat is a hidden gem buried deep within Du Maurier’s chest of treasure. Prepare to be astounded. Buy The Scapegoat by Daphne Du Maurier on Amazon or from Waterstones.

About The Scapegoat. By chance, John and Jean–one English, the other French–meet in a. The Scapegoat by Daphne Du Maurier, First Edition. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: daphne du maurier, This is a book club dust jacket on a first edition book.

Dust jacket has a 2 by 2&1/2 inch piece missing at top back edge, has an ink scribble on front panel, and is worn at spine tips and corners. pages. Seller Inventory # Hailed by the New York Times as a masterpiece of "artfully compulsive storytelling," The Scapegoat brings us Daphne du Maurier at the very top of her form.

In addition to The Scapegoat and The House on the Strand, Dame Daphne du Maurier () wrote more than twenty-five acclaimed novels, short stories, and plays, including Rebecca. In the book Scapegoat by Eli Amir, Nuri, a teenage boy from Iraq who has lived with his family in a ma’abara (a transit camp for Jewish refugees to Israel in the ’s, 80% originally from Middle-Eastern countries) chooses to join a program on a kibbutz, along with other immigrant teens.

His job on the kibbutz is shoveling manure under the. Scapegoat» Sent into the wilderness by the hands of a fit person Leviticus "Then Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and he shall lay them on the head of the goat and send it away into the.

The Scapegoat () is probably my favourite Du Maurier, it’s certainly the one I read most often. It was published, like all her books, as. "Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, Scapegoat: A Flight Crew's Journey from Heroes to Villains to Redemption is a consistently compelling read throughout and very highly recommended for community library collections." —Midwest Book Brand: Odyssey Publishing, LLC.

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