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
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User Review  - Larry - Goodreads

This was interesting in that I was so annoyed at the protagonist for his inability to see the obvious and very pleased that I may have been incorrect at the conclusion. Great ending which left a good ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joe Rodeck - Goodreads

The Good: Forbidden fruit: crushing on your older cousin-in-law. Narrator losing his mind in his lust. Style: "Waste matter was borne away upon this river, wisps of straw, and vegetation, yet to my ... Read full review


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