About this title:
Rebecca, a dark psychological tale of secrets and betrayal, is Daphne du Mauriers best-loved work and was named Best Novel of the 20th Century at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. After a whirlwind romance and a honeymoon in Italy, the innocent young heroine and the dashing Maxim de Winter return to his country estate, Manderley. But the unsettling memory of Rebecca, the first Mrs. de Winter, still lingers within. The timid bride must overcome her husbands oppressive silences and the sullen history of the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, to confront the emotional horrors of the past.
From the Publisher:
A true classic of suspense in a beautiful new package for a whole new generation of readers.
About the Author:
Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) was born in England and begun writing short stories and articles at the age of twenty-one. In 1969 she was made a Dame of the British Empire. Her other classic novels include The King's General, Jamaica Inn, The Flight of the Falcon, The House on the Strand, My Cousin Rachel and Frenchman's Creek. Jean Marsh is a British actress perhaps best known for co-creating the television series Upstairs, Downstairs and for portraying house parlor maid Rose Buck in the same series. She and Eileen Atkins also co-created the 1991 television series The House of Eliott. Marsh has had several film appearances, including Return to Oz, Willow, and The Heavy. Jean has also made many appearances on British and American television programs, including The Twilight Zone, Crooked House, Sensitive Skin, and UFO. Jean's audiobook credits include narrating Susan Hill's Mrs. De Winter, Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca, and Roald Dahl's The Witches.
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