Last night I dreamed I went to Manderley again…
The nameless narrator of Rebecca is working in Monte Carlo as a companion to a thoroughly unpleasant rich American woman when she is introduced to the dashing Maxim de Winter. He is rich and handsome, the owner of Manderley, a magnificent estate in England. Brooding and mysterious, he has recently lost his beautiful wife, Rebecca. The narrator and Maxim fall in love, thanks to the timely illness of her employer, and they marry and return to Manderley.
There she must face the ghost of Rebecca, as well as the truth of Rebecca’s life and her death. This novel has never been out of print since it was published in 1938, and it pulls you in from the famous first line until the shocking end.