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REBECCA

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A brilliant piece of writing, with the atmosphere and suspense and pace that made Jamaica Inn an absorbing and thrilling story — and it has besides a depth of characterization and soundness of psychological conflict that makes it a finer and more penetrating book. The story is told through the eyes of the unsophisticated and somewhat terrified young second wife of Maxim de Winter, owner of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

A great beginning, an interesting mystery, a reasonable love story...if that is a little slow in actually showing up. Read full review

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User Review  - Mary Korey - Goodreads

I first read this book as a young girl and loved it. I have read it many time since and it stands the test of time, even knowing the story it holds my attention. The other skill at thought provoking imagery is amazing. Read full review

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User Review  - Crystal Craig - Goodreads

This book started with a bang – ended with an even bigger bang, but unfortunately, for me, it lagged in the center. As I read, I kept waiting for the characters to do something other than stare out ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jack Jordan - Goodreads

'Rebecca' has become a firm favourite of mine. Brilliant writing, fantastic twist, and utterly unputdownable. Read full review

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User Review  - Nici (LitPixie) - Goodreads

Still gathering my thoughts on this...review to come. Or actually, a 15 page literary analysis! Read full review

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User Review  - Mariel - Goodreads

The sense of foreboding is palpable in this Tale of Downton Abbey era romance gone awry. Slow at first and then so much drama the pages can't turn fast enough. Read full review

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User Review  - Rebekah - Goodreads

Sure, it's a little antiquated and totally sexist, but I think it deserves 5 stars for the complete commitment to the narrator and the ability to generate such page turning suspense in the last third ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mary T - Goodreads

I read this book the first time when I was about 13; at that time I would have ranked it a 10 on a scale of 1 to 5. Fifty years later, I read it again. While I still liked it, either I have become more cynical or worldly or both since the first time I read it or the story doesn't age well. Read full review

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User Review  - Katherine Evans - Goodreads

I read this book as a teenager and was blown away by how much I enjoyed it, since it seemed a bit over my head at the time. It's stunning. Read full review

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All reviews - 446
5 stars - 228
4 stars - 114
3 stars - 56
2 stars - 11
1 star - 19
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All reviews - 446

All reviews - 446
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