The book at the top of his list:
Rebecca by Daphne du MaurierLearn about the other five books on May's list.
The sinister country house novel with the famous first line: “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”
Read the Guardian's mini-profile of Daphne du Maurier.
Rebecca made Anna Quindlen's list of "Ten Mystery Novels I'd Most Like to Find in a Summer Rental."