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Silvermist24
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Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

I love that book, Im reading it right now.
Baby you can drive my car,
Yes I'm gonna be a star,
Baby you can drive my car,
And Baby I love you,
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yea!
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

It's very captivating, isn't it?  I read it for the first time when I was in junior high and most recently re-read it last August for the group I moderate here on the Book Clubs.


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I love that book, Im reading it right now.


 

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Silvermist24
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

It IS very captivating.

Im only halfway through unfortunately.

I love Rebecca so far actually.

And Maxim.

 

Baby you can drive my car,
Yes I'm gonna be a star,
Baby you can drive my car,
And Baby I love you,
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yea!
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

I've always thought the ending was very unexpected - so you've got something to look forward to :smileyhappy:  Daphne du Maurier was a very interesting person and I would like to have asked her a few questions about Rebecca.


Silvermist24 wrote:

It IS very captivating.

Im only halfway through unfortunately.

I love Rebecca so far actually.

And Maxim.

 


 

Melissa W.
I read and knit and dance. Compulsively feel yarn. Consume books. Darn tights. Drink too much caffiene. All that good stuff.
balletbookworm.blogspot.com
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Silvermist24
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

Oh, I can't wait!

Im at the part where Mrs. Danvers just told the main character about Rebecca, I was suprized at how trecherous she sounded.

Baby you can drive my car,
Yes I'm gonna be a star,
Baby you can drive my car,
And Baby I love you,
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yea!
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

I looove Rebecca. I saw the movie first a few years ago. It's an Alfred Hitchcock movie, and he's one of my all time favorites.  It's very very Hitchcock. 

 

The ending is awesome and in the movie it's really dramatic and intense!  Of course read the book, but don't miss the movie either, it's a classic. 

 

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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

i loooove Rebecca! I saw the movie on tv one day and i decided to read the book and it was great! definitely one of my favorites
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

I am at the part where they found Rebecca's body and Maxim told the main character about the true Rebecca...

I can't wait to see the movie!

Baby you can drive my car,
Yes I'm gonna be a star,
Baby you can drive my car,
And Baby I love you,
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yea!
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

whats it about
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Silvermist24
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

It's about a really young woman that marrys a man she barely knows. The man is way older than her. and basically, the girl finds out shocking secrets about her husband's first wife- the beatiful Rebecca.
Baby you can drive my car,
Yes I'm gonna be a star,
Baby you can drive my car,
And Baby I love you,
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yea!
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

you know what i almost rented that book the other day. is it good?
I'm weird cause i hate goodbyes :smileyhappy:
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Re: Has anybody read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier?

It. Is. AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

(to say the least).

You should rent it!

Baby you can drive my car,
Yes I'm gonna be a star,
Baby you can drive my car,
And Baby I love you,
Beep Beep, Beep Beep, Yea!