Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

About the book

The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady’s maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives–presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave.

Reviewed by Farnborough Daytime Reading Group:

We all loved it. A book you could re-read again and again. It was very well written and description was great.

Star rating: ****

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  1. Review by North Baddesley WI Reading Group 2:
    Exquisite description with an atmosphere of foreboding. Fascinating to see the girl’s attitudes and fears. Evocation of 1930s upper class life and social norms where no-one ever said what they think.
    Rating: 4 Stars


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