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Rebecca Rebecca a classic suspense novel written by Daphne Du Maurier is considered one of the finest Gothic romance of the 20th century It was first published in 1938 and became immediate best seller Alfred Hitchcock gave it a yet wider audience when he made it into a memorable motion picture Starring Laurence Oliver as Maxim de Winter and Joan Fontaine as Mrs de Winter the black and white version of the movie was based on the book The book and the movie are not very much alike in fact they are in several ways different Nonetheless most of the movie followed the book closely however many important scenes from the book were not presented in the movie version Moreover some details that made the book very interesting to read were absent in the movie Therefore the book was more interesting and enjoyable due to its detailed Gothic settings and the suspense that made reader part of it The book is about a young shy girl who worked as a paid companion for a wealthy woman Mrs Van Hopper On their trip to Monte Carlo the narrator met Maxim de Winter one of the wealthiest people in England Maxims late wife Rebecca was said to be drowned in the sea while sailing Thus he wanted to find a new wife who could make the Manderely Maxims huge and Gothic estate lively again Finally over a short period of time they got married and left Monte After their honeymoon in Venice they went to Manderley where mystery and loneliness awaited the new Mrs de Winter Maxims housekeeper the evil Mrs Danvers was adore of dead Rebecca and did not want anyone taking the place of her Consequently she tried to get rid of the narrator Rebeccas Garabedyan 2 presence was felt everywhere Anything the narrator touched anything she did she felt dead Rebeccas soul haunting her One day divers found the capsized
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