My Cousin Rachel
|My Cousin Rachel
Daphne Du Maurier
Orphaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by his benevolent cousin, Ambrose.
Resolutely single, Ambrose delights in making Philip his heir, knowing he will treasure his beautiful Cornish estate. But Philip's world is shattered when Ambrose sets off on a trip to
Florence. There he falls in love and marries - and then dies suddenly in suspicious circumstances.
Before long, the new widow, Philip's cousin Rachel arrives in England. Despite himself,
Philip is drawn to this beautiful, mysterious woman. But could she have caused Ambrose's death?
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In the same category as Rebecca, but an even more consummate piece of storytelling. Guardian
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