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Rebecca

Daphne du Maurier

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Chapters 1-4

Chapters 5-7

Chapters 8-11

Chapters 12-14

Chapters 15-17

Chapters 18-19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21-23

Chapters 24-27

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Maxim's Reliability

by Pimms_delight, October 13, 2014

I disagree with your remake that to question's Maxim's account of Rebecca is to miss the point. The reason we know Maxim is telling the truth (up to a point) is because of everyone else's reactions to Rebecca. Especially Frank and Danvers.

That's what's so scary about Rebecca is that she is forever beautiful, forever young and forever unable to answer our questions. She has planned to tell Frank about what had happened in London that day so she couldn't have had some big conspiracy to get Maxim to kill her, it was probably spur of the... Read more

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