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Blue Castle (Children's continuous series) by L. M. Montgomery
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Beautiful Book!, 13 Mar 2008
This is a beautiful book, no other name suits it. It's my favourite Montgomery book.

Valancy Stirling wakes up on the morning of her 29th birthday hating her life. She is unmarried, lives with her miserable mother and cousin, cannot make one single own decision and is trapped within an old-fashioned family clan, led by pompous uncles. She is not allowed to say what she thinks, read books she wants to read or even sneeze. She escapes this grim existence by fantasising about her Blue Castle. Until she learns that she is ill and has only a year to live.

Valancy, realising that she has never had any real life, decides to go and look for her Blue Castle instead of just… Read more
Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
This is without exaggeration my most favourite book in the world. A truly dark, fascinating story where the house, Manderley, plays the main role. Rebecca was Maxim de Winter's first wife - although dead she seems more alive than any other character. Especially at Manderley, where her memory is forever cherished by the sinister Mrs Danvers, the housekeeper, whose love for her late mistress and hatred towards the second Mrs de Winter becomes an obsession...

The second Mrs de Winter is the narrator here, at the beginning practically still a schoolgirl, making her living by being a companion to an American lady in Monte Carlo. Here she meets the wealthy widower Maxim and falls for… Read more