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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Daphne du Maurier's My Cousin Rachel is a classic gothic mystery/romance, continuously intriguing and suspenseful until its ambiguous conclusion. Set in Victorian Cornwall, it tells the story of ... Read full review

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This classic has all the Gothic elements you love in du Maurier's novels. Although you suspect from the beginning that things will not come to a happy end, the pleasure is in the details. Ever so ... Read full review


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