Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . Working as a lady's companion, the orphaned heroine ofRebeccalearns her place. Life begins to look very bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. Whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to his brooding estate, Manderley, on the Cornish Coast, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding Mrs Danvers . . . Not sinceJane Eyrehas a heroine faced such difficulty with the Other Woman. An international bestseller that has never gone out of print,Rebeccais the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity.
Time Warner Books Uk (2003), 448 pages