Rebecca

Rebecca

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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.

Title:Rebecca
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0316323705
Format Type:
Number of Pages:449 pages

    Rebecca Reviews

  • Kelly

    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 ...

  • Jeffrey Keeten

    ?Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again".This is one of the more famous lines in literature certainly it belongs in the same conversation as Call me Ishmael. Even to people who have never rea...

  • Navessa

    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 t...

  • Bill  Kerwin

    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...

  • Elyse

    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 fool...

  • Candi

    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 more as if for the first time. Truth be told, this wasn?...

  • Arlene Sanders

    HERE IS MY HEART...REBECCA 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 be...

  • Justin

    Well, hello there. It's officially been two months since I actually finished a book, and it's been longer than that since I reviewed one. I almost forgot what it feels like to come to the last page of...

  • Tadiana ?Night Owl?

    Manderley and I had a much more 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 s...

  • James

    4 stars to Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca. I loved it and may even consider it 4 1/2 stars (but I can't!). Story The second wife of a wealthy widower (you'll never know her name) tries to figure out how ...