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Author(s): Daphne du Maurier

Location(s): Cornwall, England

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 20th Century



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Location is based on the author’s house, possibly Cornwall.

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


Working as a lady’s companion, the heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Life begins to look very bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. She accepts, but whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to the ominous and brooding Manderley, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding Mrs Danvers . . .


Not since Jane Eyre has a heroine faced such difficulty with the Other Woman. An international bestseller that has never gone out of print, Rebecca is the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity.

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It has a rightful place in the top classics. Set somewhere in the south of England this book has stood the test of time

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