Chapter 25 Summary

Finally, for the first time that evening, de Winter looks at his wife: “In his eyes she reads a message of farewell.” Everyone else in the room disappears for the couple as they share a silent, poignant moment of parting. Danvers still does not recall anyone in her beloved Rebecca’s life named Baker; she says that Rebecca never needed a doctor. In fact, she despised them.

Favell is dismissive, sure that this Baker fellow will not prove to be helpful to Rebecca’s case. Crawley says Baker is a well respected women’s specialist, and it seems odd that Rebecca would see a doctor but not tell anyone. Favell says he told Rebecca she was too thin, but Danvers says nothing. She seems dazed and bewildered by the...

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