Rebecca (Large Print / Paperback)

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For as long as I can remember, I have been infatuated with books about mansions. Rebecca's Manderley remains at the top of my list. Who was Rebecca? Whatever happened to her? You will go back again and again to this classic... trying to determine if you may have missed something.

— laurie

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Now a Netflix film starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas


"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.

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.

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

About the Author


Daphne du Maurier (1907–1989) has been called one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination. Among her more famous works are The Scapegoat, Jamaica Inn, Rebecca, and the short story "The Birds," all of which were subsequently made into films—the latter three directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

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“Du Maurier is in a class by herself.”
New York Times
Product Details
ISBN: 9780063084759
ISBN-10: 0063084759
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Publication Date: December 1st, 2020
Pages: 736
Language: English