My Cousin Rachel

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Gollancz, 1951 - Cornwall (England : County) - 352 pages
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In 1840s Cornwall, young Philip Ashley inherits a fortune from his uncle, who was recently married abroad and died under mysterious circumstances. Philip's pleasant life is disrupted by the sudden arrival of his uncle's beautiful widow, Rachel. Initially planning to send her on her way with a generous pension, he soon finds himself falling in love with her-- even as he begins to suspect that she murdered his uncle and may be plotting the same fate for him.

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Interesting. page turner. - Goodreads
Daphne du Maurier has an incredible gift for imagery. - Goodreads
what a dramatic ending! - Goodreads
I love her writing style!!!! - Goodreads
I loved the writing and the characters. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Christina Mahmoud - Goodreads

I think this book may even top "Rebecca" by the same author.....du Maurier plumbs the depths and intricacies of infatuation and the blindness that can characterize the obsessed and the self-centered. A very interesting story and compelling character development study. Highly recommended! Read full review

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User Review  - Suzanne Cooper - Goodreads

Another timeless mystery in the most excellent du Maurier style of "Rebecca". Philip's beloved uncle Ambrose leaves Cornwall for Florence & dies there. When he arrives, cousin Rachel, the wife of ... Read full review


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