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Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier - Paperback - from Campus Bookstore and Biblio.com

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Rebecca

by Daphne Du Maurier

Condition: Used - Acceptable


Harper Paperbacks. Used - Acceptable. Used - Acceptable A little rough around the edges, but the spine is solid and the pages are fine. A little rough around the edges, but the spine is solid and the pages are fine. May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. May have used stickers on cover. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed to be included with used books. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping: 2-3 business days, Standard shipping: 4-14 business days.

An orphaned young woman working as a maid is swept off her feet by a wealthy widowed Englishman, and quickly married him. But when she arrives at his estate she learns she pales in comparison with his seemingly perfect deceased first wife Rebecca, especially in the eyes of the sinister housekeeper Mrs. Danvers. When Rebecca’s body is found on her shipwrecked boat the dark secrets held by the husband are discovered as well. Rebecca has had many adaptations in film, radio, and television, the most famous being the Academy-Award Winning Hitchcock adaptation released in 1940. Du Maurier wrote the novel in a reported 4 months. Her publisher, Gollancz, expected the book to be successful and ordered 20,000 copies for the first print run. Within a month the novel had sold twice that.  Read more: Identifying first editions of Rebecca




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On May 12 2016, said:
  "I find Maurier's work to be expertly descriptive and eloquently expressed. "


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