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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  - Kristian - Goodreads

I don't remember how I came across this book. Only that I discovered it over five years ago. At the time I wasn't familiar with the plot of this novel, something that makes me incredibly grateful now ... Read full review

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User Review  - Corinne - Goodreads

This novel is beautifully written, and gets a star for du Maurier's prose alone. However, it was also slightly predictable and greatly disturbing. The narrator is young and na´ve and is manipulated by ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

An engaging novel. The gradual understanding of the protagonist is balanced with the increasing tension of the plot. Du Maurier does a remarkable job of fine tune tuning her protagonist, and at the same time builds a plot that become increasingly focussed. An excellent read. Read full review

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User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

This novel took a really different direction than what I was expecting, which was more of a haunting-type book, with the ghost of Rebecca still lingering around. Of course, while it wasn't so much a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

I love this book and I'm not even sure why. Maybe it has something to do with the ominous opening paragraph that resonates with me even though I can't quite put my finger on why it would or the fact ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dolly Smith - Goodreads

A story that became the basis for my love of mystery, intrigue, historical fiction, and a just plain good read! Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer Locum - Goodreads

It took me a bit to get into the story. But once I was it was engaging. Fans of Downton Abby will love this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Rating: 5 stars I loved the atmosphere of Rebecca; through out the story there was this ominous, unsettling feeling of dread. There was one thing that drove me crazy though; the main character's name ... Read full review

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User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

This is not a book I would normally pick up on my own, as I am not a fan of romance novels and this screams that from the cover. It was recommended by my roommate, and so I gave it a go. The first ... Read full review

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