Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier | Summary & Study Guide by Daphne du Maurier
A young woman (who doesn’t wish to name herself) becomes familiar with a wealthy man, the lady is working as a help to a rich American woman who has come on a holiday, and some were in Monte Carlo (Monaco). The man is named George Fortescue Maximilian (Maxim) de Winter, who is a middle-aged man, his wife passed away recently. After lovemaking for a night, they both decide to get marry, post-wedding and honeymoon, they both go to his mansion, situated in Cornwall (England), the most gorgeous West Country estate Manderley.
She doesn’t lose any chance to make the new wife of George’s feel embarrassment about anything. She keeps telling her that she can never ever have the kind of beauty, charm that George’s previous wife possessed. Whenever new Mrs de Winter wants to give Manderley, Mrs. Danvers comes in and tells her about how the previous lady of the house used to get it done, when she was there in person