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Rebecca

Author: Daphne Du Maurier
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again ... " 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic suspense fiction
Gothic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN: 0380730405 9780380730407
OCLC Number: 795688222
Notes: Edition statement from p. [4] of cover.
"Includes excerpts from Daphne du Maurier's 'The Rebecca noteboook and other memories', an essay on the real Manderley, du Maurier's original epilogue to the book, and more"--p. [4] of cover.
"Published by arrangement with the Chichester Partnership"--T.p. verso.
Awards: Winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century.
Description: 410 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Rebecca :
Responsibility: Daphne du Maurier.

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"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again ... " 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.

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