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Rebecca
by Daphne du Maurier

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Overview

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 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.

Daphne du Maurier

About Rebecca Description

If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination. Few writers have created more magical and mysterious places than Jamaica Inn and Manderley, buildings invested with a rich character that gives them a memorable life of their own. In many ways the life of Daphne du Maurier resembles a fairy tale. Born into a fami

Data Book Rebecca

Original Title Rebecca ISBN 0316323705 (ISBN13: 9780316323703 ) Edition Language English Characters Maxim de Winter, Mrs. Danvers, the second Mrs. de Winter, Rebecca de Winter setting Cornwall (United Kingdom) Monte Carlo (Monaco) Literary Awards National Book Award for Fiction (1938), Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century (322)