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TitleRebecca
AuthorDaphne du Maurier
ISBN-
ImprintDaphne du Maurier Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages357

Description

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage Orphaned and working as a lady s maid, she can barely believe her luck It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave.

Reviews

Jeffrey Keeten

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.This is one of the famous lines in literature certainly it belongs in the same conversation as Call me Ishmael Even to people who have never read the book or seen the excellent movie by Alfred Hitchcock might have a glimmer of recognition at the ... (Sign in to see more)


Kelly

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

This is it THE delicious, curl up next to the fire under a blanket with tea book THE windowsill on a rainy day with your pet book THE stay up all night book A chill goes down your spine but in a good way while reading it It is a masterpiece of gothic literature, the inheritor of the tradition of nov... (Sign in to see more)


Navessa

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

Well this is awkward So, most of my friends love this book Naturally, I wanted to as well I blame the herd mentality Baaah Did I love this book At times, yes Did I also loathe this book At times, yes It s made deciding on a rating a much daunting task than I normally face After reflecting on it for... (Sign in to see more)


Bill Kerwin

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

A woman, a man, another woman s shadow a landscape, a house, a hidden history. These six elements have informed the gothic impulse from Udolpho and Jane Eyre to The Thirteenth Tale Daphne du Maurier s Rebecca is crucial to the genre, for in it du Maurier simplifie... (Sign in to see more)


Elyse

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

I went in completely 100% blind Blind trust was all I needed, from trusted friends, but it took me forever to make this book a priority I had Rebecca downloaded on my Kindle since 2014 How foolish I was to wait There are 313, 907 ratings and 13, 947 reviews, on Goodreads, with an overall rating of 4... (Sign in to see more)


Matthew

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

This has to be one of the best and most complete books I have ever read Each element plot, characters, twists, suspense, climax all of it, perfect If I had one criticism, it might be a slightly slow start, but with the awesome payoff, that is hardly worth mentioning.The plot I have to be honest, I j... (Sign in to see more)


Candace

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca is a classic gothic novel that had been hanging out on my TBR list for years For whatever reason, I had never made it to this highly acclaimed book In a bit of a reading rut, I decided to tackle it to change things up a bit Man, am I ever glad that I did This book was great I went in to this... (Sign in to see more)


Candi

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

Oh, how I wish I could rewind the past month and start all over again Then I could pick up Rebecca and experience this breathtaking novel once as if for the first time Truth be told, this wasn t actually my first time reading this quintessential piece of classic gothic literature However, I am asha... (Sign in to see more)


Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

Manderley and I had a much successful visit this time around, as compared to the first time I read this book several years ago Here s the key This is not a romance novel It s a psychological suspense novel As I reread Rebecca with this in mind, I had a much greater appreciation for its artis... (Sign in to see more)


Arlene Sanders

Rebecca By Daphne du Maurier

HERE IS MY HEARTREBECCA is my favorite book of all time bar none.The opening line is famous, but I didn t know that the first time I read it I was about 14 I just remember that the magic began with that first line Last night, I dreamt I went to Manderly again.The girl is young, clumsy, exquisitely s... (Sign in to see more)


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