The Thirteenth Tale, Diane Setterfield The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield is a gothic suspense novel, the author's first published book in (2006). Vida Winter, a famous novelist in England, has evaded journalists' questions about her past, refusing to answer their inquiries and spinning elaborate tales that they later discover to be false.
Diane Setterfield's The Thirteenth Tale (BBC2) was as faithfully yet thoughtfully reproduced for the screen as you would expect by Christopher Hampton, who among many other things wrote the...
12 set 2006 · THE THIRTEENTH TALE. A dying writer bids a young bookshop assistant to write her biography. Margaret Lea grew up in a household of mourning, but she never knew why until the day she opened a box of papers underneath her parent’s bed and found the birth and death certificates of a twin sister of whom she never knew.
21 set 2011 · The Thirteenth Tale is a dark story with elements of Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. An orphaned and unwanted cousin, the slow demise and dwindling number of occupants in the moors, or an unknown lead character who’s last name bares a resemblance to a Mrs de Winter.
Biographer Margaret Lea (Olivia Colman) interviews reclusive writer Vida Winter (Vanessa Redgrave) and uncovers secrets from her strange childhood. Genre: Drama Original Language: English (United...
It is a tale of gothic strangeness featuring the Angelfield family, including the beautiful and willful Isabelle, the feral twins Adeline and Emmeline, a ghost, a governess, a topiary garden and a devastating fire. Margaret succumbs to the power of Vida's storytelling but remains suspicious of the author's sincerity.
1 ott 2006 · The Thirteenth Tale is not without fault. The gentle giant Aurelius is a stock character, and the ending is perhaps a little too concerned with tying up all loose ends. But it is a remarkable...