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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
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Sep 02, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2010, classics-child, reviewed, 5-star-recs

This novel has been compared to Jane Eyre which is one of my favorite novels. I think it is worthy of the comparison. Rebecca is not a fast moving book. You have to give yourself to the words. Let yourself be taken over by the feeling of being the other woman in your own home; haunted by a past that is not your own. This was a chilling read.
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Reading Progress

September 2, 2010 – Shelved
October 3, 2010 – Started Reading
October 8, 2010 –
page 45
10.98% "Love the writing but hoping things pick up a bit when she finally gets to the parts about moving into Manderley."
October 13, 2010 –
page 177
43.17%
October 13, 2010 –
page 177
43.17% "This has just started to get good. The build up was important, I think."
October 14, 2010 – Shelved as: 2010
October 14, 2010 – Finished Reading
October 9, 2014 – Shelved as: classics-child
April 14, 2015 – Shelved as: reviewed
July 21, 2015 – Shelved as: 5-star-recs

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Valentina I read this book in one sitting. I was completely submerged in the storyline.


Steph I wish I had the time. I'm really engrossed in it now. Working five days a week is really starting to get in the way of my desired reading habits.


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