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The Glass Blowers

(1962)
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'Perhaps we shall not see each other again. I will write to you, though, and tell you, as best I can, the story of your family. A glass-blower, remember, breathes life into a vessel, giving it shape and form and sometimes beauty; but he can with that same breath, shatter and destroy it'

Faithful to her word, Sophie Duval reveals to her long-lost nephew the tragic story of a family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. The world of the glass-blowers has its own traditions, it's own language - and its own rules. 'If you marry into glass' Pierre Labbé warns his daughter, 'you will say goodbye to everything familiar, and enter a closed world'. But crashing into this world comes the violence and terror of the French Revolution against which, the family struggles to survive.The Glass Blowers is a remarkable achievement - an imaginative and exciting reworking of du Maurier's own family history.

 
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Hardback Editions

December 1994 : USA Hardback
Title: The Glass Blowers
Author(s): Daphne du Maurier
ISBN: 1-56849-561-7 / 978-1-56849-561-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
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March 1984 : UK Hardback
Title: The Glass Blowers
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-7089-8176-3 / 978-0-7089-8176-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood (Large Print)
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January 1981 : UK Hardback
Title: Glassblowers
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-575-02922-6 / 978-0-575-02922-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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June 1977 : USA Hardback
Title: Glass Blowers
Author(s): Daphne, Dame Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-385-06736-4 / 978-0-385-06736-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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1971 : UK Hardback
Title: The glass-blowers
Author(s): Daphne du Maurier
ISBN: 0-86225-148-6 / 978-0-86225-148-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heron
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December 1962 : UK Hardback
Title: Glassblowers
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-575-01080-0 / 978-0-575-01080-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Glass-Blowers (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 1-84408-065-X / 978-1-84408-065-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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1963 : USA Paperback
Title: The Glass-Blowers
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-8161-3491-X / 978-0-8161-3491-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.K. Hall
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January 1966 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Glass-Blowers
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0-14-002403-4 / 978-0-14-002403-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Glass-Blowers
Author(s): Daphne du Maurier
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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June 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Glass-Blowers (VMC Book 371)
Author(s): Daphne Du Maurier
Publisher: Virago
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June 2012 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Glass-Blowers (VMC)
Author(s): Daphne du Maurier
Publisher: Virago
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