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Rebecca
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
"Whilst on holiday, a young timid ladies' companion meets handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter whose wife Rebecca has recently died in a boting accident. The two fall in love and marry. However, her joy is short lived when she returns to the de Winter estate and soon discovers that Rebecca still has a strange, unearthly hold over everyone there." [box cover note].
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MommyWantsToReadHerBook
Rebecca | Dame Daphne Du Maurier
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Daphne du Maurier looms large in my memories of teenage reading, but I think I've actually only ever read Jamaica Inn, The House on the Strand, and a collection of short stories. Rebecca passed me by for some reason. I saw the movie the other day, bought the book at the farmer's market and am rectifying this gap in my literary education!

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TheKidUpstairs
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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#OnThisDay in 1907 a woman was born who would go on to craft one of the most hauntingly beautiful opening sentences in literature. Daphne DuMaurier published her first novel at the age of 24, and in 1938 her novel Rebecca was an immediate bestseller and has remained in print (and adaptations) ever since. A prolific writer of novels, short stories, and plays, her ability to create atmosphere is a stand out in Gothic literature. #HistoryGetsLIT

AvidReader25 I love this book! 1w
LeahBergen Love her! ❤️❤️ 1w
Tamra What a pic - so pretty. 1w
vivastory Rebecca is a favorite. As are her short stories. The Wikipedia page for DuMaurier is wild! (edited) 1w
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LoverOfLearning
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Currently at a loss for words about my feelings for this book.

I thoroughly enjoyed it and loved the suspense, but the ending and my feelings about the characters... I have no idea! Ha I'll have to sleep on it.

My book club meeting is coming up in a week so hopefully I have my thoughts in order!

Regardless, I give it a solid 4.5 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 I thought the writing was clever and very anxiety invoking.

What did you think?

Cazxxx I‘ve read it twice and loved it both times. So atmospheric 🖤 1mo
Ruthiella I love the twists in this story! 1mo
LoverOfLearning @Cazxxx Yes incredibly atmospheric and feeling invoking. Masterful writing! 1mo
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LoverOfLearning @Ruthiella Yes! The first major plot twist I did predict, but I did not mind at all! II still felt every bit of suspense this book offered. Loved it. And it's my name... so I have to love it right! HA (edited) 1mo
MinnieTimperley Loved this book. I need to read more of her work. 1mo
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HettyG
Rebecca | Dame Daphne Du Maurier
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Probably too long, but nevertheless I can understand why this one endures, what a story!

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HettyG
Rebecca | Dame Daphne Du Maurier
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This book kept me company while putting out these very leggy Spring lettuces. So far no scary ghosts, but I‘m just getting to the costume ball, and everyone knows scary things always happen at costume balls, right?

HettyG OMFG I just realized what is about to happen 😳😳😳 1mo
HettyG HOLY SH*T Y‘ALL!!!!!!! 1mo
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LoverOfLearning
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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Wow this book is getting intense! Nearly 70% and it's finally picking up the pace! Thank goodness.

Did I predict the plot twist....... somewhat yes. Do I feel like there will another plot twist that I don't expect. Yes, I do and I am here for it!

Predicting a 5 star read.

erzascarletbookgasm It‘s so good! 1mo
LoverOfLearning @erzascarletbookgasm It really was! Can't wait to see what my bookclub friends think! 1mo
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HettyG
Rebecca | Dame Daphne Du Maurier
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Started my weekend audio book a bit early! Inspired by The Reading List, I have somehow managed to miss this classic and I am thoroughly enjoying it!

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LoverOfLearning
Rebecca (Special) | Daphne Du Maurier
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First book I ever bought to annotate for fun!

This is my bookclub pick for April.... and my name is Rebecca. 😁 So gotta make this fun and do it right!

Eek I am nervous to mess up my notes but not everything has to be perfect and serious.

Who's read it and what are your thoughts?

Ruthiella This is a great book! One you can read multiple times and get different things out of it. I hope you like it! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @Ruthiella 5 chapters in and I'm totally hooked. And I already agree with you so many things in just the first chapters that seemly have depth and meaning. I can definitely see this needing a reread already. ❤️ 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm I enjoyed this one, very absorbing too. 2mo
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Clwojick Just popping in to say MILDLINERS are my absolute favourite. 💙 2mo
LoverOfLearning @erzascarletbookgasm ugh yes! I need to get more colors. 🌟 2mo
LoverOfLearning @erzascarletbookgasm I'm so glad that I get to share my thoughts in a book club! Gonna make it even more interesting! 2mo
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Dostoyes
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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One of few books I‘ve been able to get through via audiobook! The young Mrs De Winter was clearly young, and a few times that was tiresome. But the descriptions of Manderley, the gardens, the rooms, put you in a time and place. The suspense was well foreshadowed and then revealed. Now to watch the Hitchcock version! I‘m also curious if anyone knows about the Brazilian author who claims that Du Maurier plagiarized for this book.

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Andrew65
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Eggs Unforgettable 💔 3mo
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wildwoodreads
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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It was disturbing, like an enchanted place. I had not thought it could be as beautiful as this.” -Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

It‘s quite fitting that the day I chose to review Rebecca is rainy. Rebecca would be a perfect rainy day read. It‘s atmospheric and slightly creepy. It kept me on the edge of my seat until the very end. It‘s definitely a new favorite.

Full review: https://wildwoodreads.com/2022/02/21/rebecca-review/

Moony Such a wonderful picture! 3mo
wildwoodreads @Moony Thank you! 💕 3mo
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wildwoodreads
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Right now, I‘m reading Rebecca and I‘ve really been enjoying it. It‘s making me want to pick up more classics to see what I‘m missing out on. What would you recommend?

See the classics already on my tbr here: https://wildwoodreads.com/2022/02/11/classic-books-on-my-tbr/

Cathythoughts Great book , great picture. 3mo
RaeLovesToRead If you like Rebecca, you might like Wuthering Heights as that's kind of gothic too. If you'd like something more pleasant, Jane Eyre & anything by Jane Austen are must reads. Not necessarily what you think of immediately for a classic, but also worth trying if you like things a bit noir is Patricia Highsmith's Strangers on a Train. 3mo
RaeLovesToRead Also good are The Bell Jar & The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 3mo
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Yahui07
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Had to admit that the beginning made me sleepy and wonder why this book‘s ratings are so high. Then it got better very quickly and I could hardly put it down!!

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wildwoodreads
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Last weekend we visited FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock, Georgia and I absolutely loved it. Here are a few things I picked up while I was there. They had a really great selection and they were super friendly. And I‘m so happy to finally have my hands on a copy of Rebecca.

Full haul: https://wildwoodreads.com/2022/02/04/foxtale-book-shoppe-haul/

BooksNBowls Rebecca is one of my favorites ❤️❤️ 4mo
everlocalwest I visited FoxTale will traveling through Georgia! Such a great bookshop! That's a lovely haul!! 4mo
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Moll
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Loved Rebecca so much that I'm now watching the film😂

#NYWD22 @dariazeoli @monalyisha

tokorowilliamwallace Which one? The Hitchcock? 4mo
Moll @tokorowilliamwallace Sadly couldn't track that one down! So I'm watching the one on Netflix, with Lily James in it 4mo
sprainedbrain I really liked the Netflix one, too! 4mo
Moll @sprainedbrain it's pretty good yeah! 4mo
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xwing188
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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First of all, what a gorgeous book. I know I shouldn't be "judging a book by it's cover", but I just have to make an exception here

I felt the first half to be a little slow and repetitive, but the second half blew me away

The relatable overthinking and paranoid quality of the main character resonated with me

The ending of the book, though unconventional, was truly amazing. Simply mind-blowing how the story twists and turns out of the blue

#2

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wideeyedreader
REBECCA | Daphne du Maurier's
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It took me a while, but I did it! I loved du Maurier‘s writing, though some of the narrator‘s anxiety did rub off on me in the first half. The twists and turns in the second half really kept me reading! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

IuliaC Wonderful photo! 4mo
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EadieB
Rebecca | Dame Daphne Du Maurier
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#SundaySoapbox

Rebecca was famously adapted by Alfred Hitchcock.
In Daphne du Maurier‘s Gothic classic Rebecca, these haunting words begin the narrative of the nameless second wife of Mr. de Winter, owner of a large country estate called Manderley. The poetic sound to this sentence is achieved through the use of meter, specifically iambic hexameter (12 syllables, with the stress on every second syllable).

EadieB As the opening line suggests, the entire tale is told retrospectively, from a time and place far away from the dramatic and distressing events the second Mrs. de Winter has lived through. This brooding narrative construct immediately raises the question: what happened between then and now? Why is she no longer at Manderley? 4mo
EadieB The gripping tale that unfolds has been so popular that the book has never gone out of print, with readers remembering it as much for the sinister Mrs. Danvers as for its lyrical opening.
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eeclayton Excellent choice, Eadie. I never noticed the iambic pentameters, although I think I read this in translation. Fascinating info! 4mo
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EadieB @eeclayton Thanks! 4mo
Nute I have always liked reading that opening line of Rebecca out loud. Now I know why…the whole feel of the metric line. Thanks for this information, Eadie! Once again, the community of Litsy, is exceptional!🤗 4mo
EadieB @Nute Thanks! I love this book! I have collected most of the author's books and need to read some more. Also loved Jamaica Inn, The Scapegoat and : 4mo
Blackink_WhitePaper Thanks for the info Eadie 🤗💐👍🏻 it‘s my fav book too. I should read other book by this author. 4mo
EadieB @Blackink_WhitePaper I think you should try 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 👏🏻🙌🏻 4mo
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michellelav
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Rebecca, what an amazing novel. I completely understand why that would be a classic! Living in Rebecca's shadow is not easy for the new Mrs. De Winters, every room in Manderley makes her think of her husband's late wife. How will she overcome the ghosts of Manderley's past?

This is from @thegreensofa #newyearwhodis list! Absolutely loved it. 😁❤📚

thegreensofa So happy you enjoyed it. I was sceptical to read it before I started but when I did I couldn‘t put it down! Definitely a great atmospheric read! 💚 4mo
michellelav @thegreensofa I really did! I loved how we could feel what she was feeling throughout the novel 💕 4mo
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Karons1
Rebecca | Dame Daphne Du Maurier
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Favourite 🤩 re read of 2021 #favouritereadsof21

Chrissyreadit That‘s a gorgeous cover 😍 4mo
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Emily92Bibliophile
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Absolutely stunning! Despite having watched the movie last year, I was still hooked !

BookBabe I read this a few years ago and LOVED it! Coincidentally, I ended up naming my baby daughter Rebecca 😁 But I named her after the Rebecca in the Bible, not this one 😄 4mo
BookBabe I didn‘t know there‘s a movie! 😮 4mo
Emily92Bibliophile @BookBabe aww that‘s so sweet ! Yes Alfred Hitchcock made one ( I haven‘t seen that one yet) and in 2020 on Netflix there is one with Lily James and Armie Hammer (👎🏻)despite having Armie, it‘s a GREAT movie. I‘d recommend it! 4mo
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BookBabe Wow, somehow the news of that did not penetrate my 2020 pandemic bubble and I totally missed it! 😅 Thanks for telling me! 4mo
booksforlife83 That infographic is really awesome! Caught my eye 4mo
Emily92Bibliophile @booksforlife83 it‘s on the Bookly App ! It keeps track of your reading stats. I have Bookly Plus ( once a year payment ) that has unlimited books, but the free version is good too 4mo
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Emily92Bibliophile
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Do you judge a book by its cover? This title is a great example for how my motivation to read a book can depend on my interest of the cover 🪞 I had a half price mass market paperback of this same title on my shelves for 5+ years,& despite all what I heard about it, I had no motivation. After reading “The Reading List” I bought this copy, with a cover I like, & have FLOWN through it 🌊🚤 🪨 🌊 Even when I have already seen the movie, I‘m hooked!

Texreader Ha!! I agree that cover art is critical to inspiration! 5mo
BookBabe Yup, I believe it! Covers matter to me too. Ditto what @Texreader said! 4mo
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TheBookbabeblog84
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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This really took me some time to get into but now that I‘m into it I‘m enjoying it. #beenonmytbrthelongest #books #suspense #haunted #rebecca

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Moll
REBECCA | Daphne du Maurier's
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@dariazeoli @monalyisha #BFC2022 @wanderinglynn #WinterCosy @Pudddlejumper

I didn't sleep very well last night so it's been a hard day for me, but I'm immensely proud of how I've handled that❤ Feeling a little too tired for Yoga/Blogilates I think, but I've definitely chosen to see the good in people as part of Action for Happiness & I'll be starting my first #NYWD22 book this evening, even if I only manage a few pages😊

monalyisha 💪🏼💓 5mo
Moll @monalyisha 😍 😃 5mo
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Moll
Rebecca | du Maurier Daphne
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I've loved ticking off squares as part of the #WinterGames2021 so thought I'd take part in this again in January! Excited😁

As I make new lists for the rest of the boards this year, I'm going to include some more of @mklong's #NYWD recs too! 😊

@TheAromaofBooks #BookSpinBingo

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 5mo
Moll @TheAromaofBooks 😁💛💛💛 5mo
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Moll
REBECCA | Daphne du Maurier's
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#BFC2022 @wanderinglynn @monalyisha @dariazeoli @PuddleJumper @TheAromaofBooks

Reading goals: Read Rebecca for #NYWD22 and tick off as many squares as I can for #BookSpinBingo! These are also my Jan goals for the #WinterCosy Readathon😊

Fitness goals: Follow the Blogilates, Yoga with Adriene and Action for Happiness calendars - ideally everything on them for all the days but I'm going to be flexible here!

Will post progress on here as I go😁

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻 5mo
PuddleJumper Nice! Good luck! 5mo
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 5mo
Moll @TheAromaofBooks😁😁😁 5mo
5280reader Just looked up blogilates from your post and love it. Will add to my routine as well! Thanks! 5mo
Moll @5280reader It's so good!! There are beginner's calendars you can follow if you like, or she has just released the January 2022 calendar😁 I hope you enjoy😊 5mo
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Coleen
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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I‘m not a classics reader, but I was looking for a quick read and this abridged audio fit the bill. I‘m sure I could‘ve gotten a much better feel for the entire atmosphere of the novel had I read the paperback copy on my shelf, but for an abridgment, I thought this was pretty good — not too choppy or disjointed. I enjoyed it! (Though the abrupt and unexpected ending took me by surprise.)

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HollyBolly
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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#12booksof2021 #April This one started out slow, but ended up being very interesting.

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vivastory
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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A butler who is a bit obsessed with Daniel DeFoe, a refugee doorman living in NYC who starts speaking to the tenants' pets, a seemingly unapproachable concierge who has a great love for culture, & a malicious & somewhat mysterious housekeeper. Four unforgettable characters in novels that I have loved, all sure to offer unconventional #greetings #wishesandblessings @eggs @alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Eggs Perfection 📚✨📚 5mo
Centique This reminds me I still have to read The Elegance of the Hedgehog! 5mo
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keepingupwiththepenguins
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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This isn't a book to be read in a single sitting; space it out a bit to enjoy it properly. I think it‘s enduring appeal is due to the fact that it‘s a deeply multi-layered literary novel, disguised as romantic fiction. You come for the spooky Gothic love story, but you stay for the evergreen interrogation of women‘s subservience to (and subversion of) the rule of men. Full review: https://keepingupwiththepenguins.com/rebecca-daphne-du-maurier/

IuliaC Wonderful review! 6mo
MrsMalaprop Loved it 🥰 6mo
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Moll
REBECCA | Daphne du Maurier's
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Went for brunch this morning & stopped off at a little independent book shop near my house on the way home😊 One of these books is for #NYWD22 (Rebecca) and 3 people told me how good it is as I bought it so I'm excited! The other (Mermaid) is one I've been meaning to read since a literary talk I went to with @Emilymdxn back in 2019!

@monalyisha @dariazeoli

monalyisha Sounds like your bookstore‘s a winner! 😍 They both look great! 6mo
Moll @monalyisha Yeah it's lush; I'm so excited!!😁❤ 6mo
TheAromaofBooks I'm in love with both those covers!! 6mo
Moll @TheAromaofBooks Gorgeous right!! The book shop I went to does the most lovely editions 6mo
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Lauren890
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This has been on my TBR for a while and I finally read it 😅 I enjoyed this book overall. Some parts were slow and I found myself skimming a little. It has some good creepy vibes.

IuliaC That cover is splendid! 😍 6mo
Lauren890 @luliaC Thank you! I‘m in the US but I ordered from the UK because I loved this cover so much. 🥰 6mo
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MaleficentBookDragon
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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I have been swamped at work, my first paper to write, plus I was down and out for two days from my booster shot.
However…I‘m relaxing tonight #audioknitting this fun cowl.
#knittersoflitsy

Blueberry Beautiful knitting and colors. 6mo
Centique Amazing knitting you‘re doing! 😍😍 6mo
SeaToSkyes That looks beautiful! 😍 6mo
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ShelleyBooksie You are so talented! What a gorgeous pattern. 6mo
sprainedbrain That is gorgeous! 6mo
Smrloomis Oooh, very pretty! 😍😍😍 6mo
Avanders Gorgeous! 🤩 And hope you‘re feeling better from that booster! 6mo
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LostInSpace
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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“We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end. We have conquered ours, or so we believe.”

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The.Great.Catsby
Rebeca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Jill! Omg! Thank you. Rebecca has been on my TBR for quite awhile and I was having no luck at the library 😰 and I can't wait to read one of your Stephen King faves, he just has so many books, I never know where to start. The bookmarks, the candy, the notepad, and sticky notes. It's all perfect. Thank you!!! @Bookwormjillk Happy Halloween!!! #HHS #HauntedHollowSwap

P.S. Katie refused to leave, she thought the treats were for her!
@wanderinglynn

Bookwormjillk I‘m so glad you like it. I‘m just finishing a re-read of Rebecca and it‘s so good. 7mo
wanderinglynn Fantastic! 🎃🧡 7mo
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LL1964
Rebecca (Special) | Daphne Du Maurier
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Halloween read 🎃

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DavidDiamond
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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Love the movie (the 1940 Best Picture winner directed by Hitchcock...not that Netflix version) and now that I've read the book,I can say that I love it as well.
Beautifully written and engaging gothic mystery that stands the test of time.
For a tale set in 1938, du Maurier has a lot to say about women's roles, their acquiescence to dominating males and the inevitable rebellion against the patriarchy that comes as a direct result of that dominance.

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Melli
Rebecca [movie Tie-In] | Daphne Du Maurier

Its spooky month and for it means reading creepy atmospheric books..

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Sharpeipup
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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My treat at the farmer‘s market after an early morning #audiowalk 🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️

ShyBookOwl ❤ this book 8mo
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Melismatic
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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Sent these two off for new homes at a brand new Little Free Library near my apartment. This one was started by a former Girl Scout, now in high school who has become a bit of a local activist. You love to see it. 😍 Figured Du Maurier & Ms Elphaba would be welcome. 💪🏻

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Texreader
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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#two4tuesday (it took me some time to remember a one-word title) Thanks for the tag @TheSpineView !

1. Absolutely! Especially if any of these words are in the title: book, bookstore, library, librarian, historian

2. No brainer here, a long-time favorite, and yet it took me a day to think of it 🧐 And now I can‘t quit thinking of them, another favorite is Dracula!

Sharpeipup Agree with #1 8mo
TheSpineView You're welcome and Thanks for playing! 8mo
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Nessavamusic
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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Bailedbailed

I am bailing this classic. I just am not in the mindset to read it. Maybe I‘ll try again someday, probably not. I think I‘ve just moved past my enjoyment of literature and fully embrace my love of fun genre fiction. Unfortunately this was my #bookspin book. Oh well!

Clare-Dragonfly Read what makes you happy and don‘t feel ashamed! Good job bailing on something you weren‘t enjoying 🥳 10mo
TheAromaofBooks Sometimes a book just isn't the right match!! 10mo
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Booknerd23450
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Cathythoughts Why is that the best line ever ! ❤️💔 10mo
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Lindsays_books
REBECCA | Daphne du Maurier's
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I‘m not much of a collector but I am in love with the beautiful editions of these Daphne Du Maurier books I recently bought. Do you collect special editions?

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Jess
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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I have to thank #thatsclassic for getting me to pull out this gorgeous Folio edition for June‘s book pick. Fantastic gothic setting and many memorable (deplorable) characters. Loved it.

JenlovesJT47 So pretty!! Have you seen the 1940 movie? It‘s amazing. The remake is decent but absolutely no comparison. ❤️ 11mo
Jess @JenlovesJT47 now that I read the book, I plan on watching both but will be sure to start with the 1940 version first. Thanks! 11mo
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Annie1215
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Checking in on my #thatsclassic readers:

We‘re almost at the end of the month so I‘m curious of your thoughts on this... do you consider this a ghost story?

Bookworm54 I would maybe classify more as a psychological thriller? I would argue that Mrs Danvers is ten times spookier than the ghost of Rebecca! 11mo
Annie1215 @Bookworm54 totally agree! 11mo
sharread @Bookworm54 🤣 That's so true. I felt she seemed paranoid, so I was wondering what was up. 11mo
bthegood I do not consider this a ghost story, it's more of a mystery, but not even that - like @Bookworm54 maybe a psychological thriller - or just a very twisted love story (Mrs. Danvers love for Rebecca is the driving force in her actions) 😂 (edited) 11mo
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Bookworm54
Rebecca | Virago, Daphne Du Maurier
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This is one of those times where I wonder what took me so long! Rebecca has been sat on my shelves for years since I picked it up at a charity shop. And despite me meaning to pick it up (and several recommendations from friends) it took it being a pick for #ThatsClassic to make me finally do it!

This was such a good read (I haven‘t watched films and managed to avoid major spoilers) and full of interesting characters. I really loved this one 🥰

Annie1215 I finally watched the movie after finishing! 11mo
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Blackink_WhitePaper
Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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Just finished this book, but want to re read it sometime soon. A solid 5 🌟 read. I enjoyed the story, writing style, prose , characters and of course beautiful description of Manderly. I missed reading this book for #authoramonth. Thanks to #thatsclassic choice! I finished reading one of the best books from the classic. I should read more by this author. Suggestions please ! #bookspinbingo

Blackink_WhitePaper @BookwormM thank you 😊 💐 11mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! I haven't read Frenchman's Creek, but I loved My Cousin Rachel. I also read Jamaica Inn but didn't really care for that one as much - too gothic haha 11mo
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Annie1215
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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I slacked on my #thatsclassic post last week, sorry! June has been crazy.

Rebecca has a lot in common with Jane Eyre, from storytelling style to shadows of first wives. What are your thoughts on this connection?

bthegood The story of a past love that creates memories (good, or, as in these books, bad) that cast a shadow over every new relationship is timeless - IMHO - most people can relate to having more than one “love“ when they end up with their “soulmate“ - and those first loves tend to stay with us - really enjoyed this book - thx for hosting. 11mo
Blackink_WhitePaper I enjoyed reading this book. Thanks for hosting. I have not read Jane Eyre. Should read it soon. 11mo
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bthegood
Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Goals for #JoysofJune @Andrew65 thx for hosting.
I have a good start on all of them and I am enjoying all of them.
TGWLTG is a good #LosersClub #LosersClub2021 pick. Sometimes the scariest stories start with an ordinary event, hiking in the woods for example. @CaffeineAndCandy @TheNeverendingTBR @DGRachel @Tattooedteacher @BarkingMadRun @ilanakeukake @Sleepswithbooks
Make a great day everyone.