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Literature: Trilby
Trilby is a novel by George Du Maurier (grandfather of Daphne Du Maurier). It is the Trope Namer for The Svengali. It was written in 1894, and is about the title character who was hypnotized by Svengali to become a famous singer, although she (Trilby) was tone-deaf. She also lent her name to a hat.


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