My Cousin Rachel

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Mar 1, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
215 Reviews

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times

From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

Philip Ashley's older cousin Ambrose, who raised the orphaned Philip as his own son, has died in Rome. Philip, the heir to Ambrose's beautiful English estate, is crushed that the man he loved died far from home. He is also suspicious. While in Italy, Ambrose fell in love with Rachel, a beautiful English and Italian woman. But the final, brief letters Ambrose wrote hint that his love had turned to paranoia and fear.

Now Rachel has arrived at Philip's newly inherited estate. Could this exquisite woman, who seems to genuinely share Philip's grief at Ambrose's death, really be as cruel as Philip imagined? Or is she the kind, passionate woman with whom Ambrose fell in love? Philip struggles to answer this question, knowing Ambrose's estate, and his own future, will be destroyed if his answer is wrong.

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PRAISE FOR DAPHNE DU MAURIER

"Miss du Maurier is... a storyteller whose sole aim is to bewitch and beguile. And in My Cousin Rachel she does both, with Rebecca looking fondly over her shoulder."
New York Times

"Double-distilled readers' delight."
Manchester Guardian

  

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Interesting. page turner. - Goodreads
Daphne du Maurier has an incredible gift for imagery. - Goodreads
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I loved the writing and the characters. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Sheryl Hoppe - Goodreads

2nd book by this author. Not quite as good as Rebecca, but it was close. Definitely has the same feel and writing style. Read full review

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User Review  - Raven Lucero - Goodreads

"They used to hang men at Four Turnings in the old days. Not any more, though." So says the two sentences that begin and end My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier, the second novel I have read by her ... Read full review

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Two
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Three
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Four
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Seven
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Eight
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Sixteen
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Seventeen
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Eighteen
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Nineteen
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Twenty
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Twentyone
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Twentytwo
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Fourteen
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Fifteen
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Twentyfour
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Twentyfive
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Reading Group Guide
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About the Author
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Back Cover
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