Rebecca is, of course, du Maurier’s most famous novel, and there is a reason for that: it is glorious. I remember once hearing that the three books every young woman should read before she turns thirty are… 261 more words
nella traduzione di Suzana Glavaš
Rebecca è un libro potente, che fa pensare, che deve far pensare. È la storia di una giovane donna, Rebecca Levi, ambientata a Zagabria, negli anni dolenti della guerra mondiale che, come ogni guerra, non merita le maiuscole né l’aggettivo “grande”, poiché la guerra non rappresenta che lo stato più miserabile della vita ed è sempre causata da interessi miserabili. 679 more words
It’s no wonder Alfred Hitchcock adapted Rebecca for the silver screen.
Daphne du Maurier’s gothic tale of horror follows the tumultuous relationship between Maxim de Winter and his second, much younger, wife, whom he meets while virtually escaping the memories he has of his home in England, Manderley. 250 more words
We can safely assume that Isaac was in the know of efforts made by his father, and his father’s eldest servant to secure a wife for him, and so while he awaited news of her that will be his wife, Genesis 24:63 records that “… Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide…”. 1,200 more words
I never thought that my best year ever would include pregnancy and a baby. Feeling huge, waddling around, enduring a 100% natural birth at home (in a pool, no less), changing diapers, and blurry-eyed middle-of-the-night feeding sessions would not have sounded awesome a couple of years ago. 338 more words