Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again is arguably one of the most powerful opening lines of a book. And Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is one of my favorite classics. So of course with the surge of retellings, I've been eager to find the best Rebecca retellings. Most have been a disappointment, and don't capture the dark, gothic, and compelling essence of Rebecca. But, I've managed to create a list of Rebecca retellings that, based on Goodreads ratings, should be good.
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Alena by Rachel Pastan – A modern (and bad) retelling of Rebecca
This barely drudges up the suspense and primality of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca.
The Glass Woman
A riveting read, the story feels like a fairy tale, but reads like a gothic novel. A perfect blend of tale and caution, The Glass Woman is likely to be a new gothic classic.
Rainy days call for Rebecca