The Birds Summary
Daphne Du Maurier

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The Birds Summary

After its publication in 1952 in her short story collection The Apple Tree, "The Birds" became one of Daphne du Maurier's most celebrated works. The story presents an unrelenting portrait of terror and a compelling analogy of the atmosphere of fear generated in America and Europe during the Cold War years.

Covering only a few days in the life of a family living on the Cornish coast of England, "The Birds" examines what would happen...

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