By charles lp silet last night i dreamt i went to manderley again the opening line to daphne du maurier's most famous novel, rebecca is one of the great opening lines in english fiction in one stroke, du maurier establishes the voice, the locale, and the dream-like atmosphere of the story. My review of the lovely rebecca, written by daphne du maurier who was the granddaughter of george du maurier who was the father of sylvia llewelyen davies. This is the worm hole, one of the multitude of book blogs and written by a brit i review random review and to a great 'rebecca' by daphne du maurier  - ofbooks | ofbooks february 25, 2013. Mr de winter seems insulted by the snobbish mrs van hopper's weak attempts to befriend him, yet he shows a partiality to her travelling companion or, as he jokingly quotes, her 'friend of the bosom.
All about reviews: rebecca by daphne du maurier librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Rebecca book review: daphne du maurier's prose is exquisite in it's artfulness and the feelings and emotions it evokes in rebecca this novel exudes a sense of power and foreboding - a feeling of menacing indestructability. Find all available study guides and summaries for rebecca by daphne du maurier if there is a sparknotes, shmoop, or cliff notes guide, we will have it listed here. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for rebecca at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Our reading guide for rebecca by daphne du maurier includes a book club discussion guide, book review, plot summary-synopsis and author bio. Back to top rebecca (1940) daphne du maurier grew up in an artistic household as the daughter of actor gerald du maurier and granddaughter of cartoonist george du maurier the national board of review placed rebecca tenth on its ten-best list for 1940.
Reviews by ann willmore and others of books written by daphne du maurier including rebecca, my cousin rachel, jamaica inn, the scapegoat, the house on the strand, castle dor, the parasites, the loving spirit. Rebecca item preview remove-circle by daphne du maurier du maurier, daphne, 1907-1989 publication date 1943 topics fiction there are no reviews yet be the first one to write a review 17,458 views 8 favorites.
Rebecca has 351,119 ratings and 16,345 reviews kelly said: this is it the delicious, curl up next to the fire under a blanket with tea book the window. (originally published by the daily news on march 29, 1940 this story was written by kate cameron) the film drama made from daphne du maurier's best-selling novel, rebecca, which was introduced at the music hall yesterday morning, is a best movie on a number of counts. Buy the paperback book rebecca by daphne du maurier at indigoca, canada's largest bookstore + get free shipping on fiction and literature books over $25. Rebecca by daphne du maurier first published in 1938 376 pages my rating: 35 out of 5 the short of it: atmospheric and a bit creepy, but it didn't quite live up to my expectations for a tale of suspense.
The story rebecca by daphne du maurier begins rather intriguingly as the rich mrs van hopper and he. Book review of rebecca by daphne du maurier, a gothic romance novel about living in someone else's shadow and learning to be yourself. In the exotic vacation destination of monte carlo, we find a quiet and insecure woman on holiday the young lady is a companion to a wealthy eccentric woman. Rebecca by: daphne du maurier narrated by: anna massey length: 14 hrs and 45 mins unabridged release date: 07-04-09 language: english publisher: audible studios i came to this after listening to jane eyre (my review here) and wuthering heights (review) and, well wow this started off slowly, and the narrator, with her incredibly plummy, posh.
Last night i dreamt i went to manderley again so begins rebecca, daphne du maurier's classic. Buy a cheap copy of rebecca book by daphne du maurier with these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept cornish coast customer reviews 9 ratings write a review the presence of rebecca. Rebecca is a 1940 american romantic psychological thriller film directed by alfred hitchcockit was hitchcock's first american project, and his first film under contract with producer david o selznickthe screenplay by robert e sherwood and joan harrison, and adaptation by philip macdonald and michael hogan, were based on the 1938 novel of.
Review one of the most influential novels of the twentieth century, rebecca has woven its way into the fabric of our culture with all the troubling power of myth or dream. Rebecca by daphne du maurier if you are interested, this is the link of my review on rebecca thanks shalet august 18, 2017 at 9:21 pm. Based on daphne du maurier's gothic novel there are no critic reviews yet for rebecca keep checking rotten tomatoes for updates audience reviews for rebecca the original was outstanding, and this version was a worthy close 2nd. Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors 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.