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Thanks for the clarification
Sorry, Flora_zheng, for having got it wrong. I realized later that the poem had not been translated by you, but that you had provided the link. Thanks for the clarification.
I agree with you that Daphne de Maurier's Rebecca is a book that haunts you after you have read it - not so much for what happens, but because of the way its written. Crisp short sentences, and written so as to create an atmosphere of imminent doom!
The other book that i read of Daphne de Maurier was "Frenchman's Creek" - it was a huge disappointment, after Rebecca - a very facile plot, rather predictable, a very Mills and Boons type story (albeit one with some literary pretensions!).
The two books by Graham Greene that i enjoyed (re)reading last week were "Our Man in Havana" and the "Heart of the Matter". Greene's novel are great to read because of their wry humour, bitter sweet endings and quiet satire! And despite the satire, the reader feels sympathy for the characters, who are not perfect human beings, but very much like the rest of us, caught in the whirlwig of life! Probably the greatest novelist of 20th century Britain, or indeed 20th century English literature?