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My Cousin Rachel - Daphne du Maurier
My Cousin Rachel
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"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... show more
"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. Bonus Reading Group Guide Included 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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781402217098 (1402217099)
ASIN: 1402217099
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages no: 389
Edition language: English
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 What the fuck did I just read?
Oh, this book. This book is crazy, intriguing, compelling, disturbing and unaccountable. I feel like maybe I should just turn right around and read it again because I have NO IDEA WHAT JUST HAPPENED. Dayum, can Daphne du Maurier tell stories or what. I think that this was actually better than...
EpicFehlReader
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3.0 My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
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...
Party of Five
Party of Five rated it
3.0 My Cousin Rachel
Slow read, interesting premise, lame ending.
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 A Tale of Two Men and One Woman
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...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 My Cousin Rachel
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.
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