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A young woman is swept off her feet by Maxim de Winter. They elope and move to his immense estate, Manderley. The new Mrs. de Winter finds herself being drawn into the life of Rebecca - Maxim's first wife - dead but never forgotten. Eerie things still remind Mrs. de Winter of Rebecca. Like how Rebecca's clothes and room are still kept to her liking by her faithful servant, Mrs. Danvers. Strange feelings lead Mrs. de Winter to begin her search for the fate of Rebecca and to find out the secrets of Manderley.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   a criminal (possibly)

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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