With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. For in every corner of every room were phantoms of a time dead but not forgotten—a past devotedly preserved by the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers: a suite immaculate and untouched, clothing laid out and ready to be worn, but not by any of the great house's current occupants. With an eerie presentiment of evil tightening her heart, the second Mrs. de Winter walked in the shadow of her mysterious predecessor, determined to uncover the darkest secrets and shattering truths about Maxim's first wife—the late and hauntingly beautiful Rebecca.
This special edition of Rebecca includes excerpts from Daphne du Maurier's The Rebecca Notebook and Other Memories, an essay on the real Manderley, du Maurier's original epilogue to the book, and more.
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Review: RebeccaUser 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
Review: RebeccaUser 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