My Cousin Rachel
Publish date: May 1st 2003
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
Pages no: 335
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
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 Eng...
Wow. I am so glad that I read this. "My Cousin Rachel" is not just a mystery/thriller, it also has very good Gothic elements and a very twisty (in a good way story). We have two men who come across their cousin Rachel with both trying their best to hang onto her even though she wants freedom from bo...
This author is amazing with the mystery. She delivers it in a slow burn that leaves you wanting to know more even at the end. Sometimes historical fiction doesn't keep my attention, but this did completely.
I listened to the audiobook for My Cousin Rachel, and it only took two hours to finish. I based my assumptions of this story off the two-minute trailer for the upcoming film adaptation. While there were heavy implications that Rachel would be the villain, upon reading Daphne du Maurier’s book I can...
I thought to read this, my second du Maurier novel, after recently seeing the film adaptation with Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin. The story balances upon the question of whether or not Rachel is a villain. I was interested to know if the novel might be more definitive about the answer, and it seems t...
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