by: Daphne du Maurier

Chapters 15-17

Summary Chapters 15-17

That night, when Maxim sees her on the stairs and curses her, and then fails to come to bed, marks the nadir of their marriage. The ghost of Rebecca has become too powerful, and she stands between them. Maxim's memories of his dead wife are stronger than his love for her, his new wife; and the heroine realizes this all to clearly.