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My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier

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Published by Random House (UK) .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9274751M
ISBN 100099865807
ISBN 109780099865803

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  My Cousin Rachel is a wonderful book - one of my favorites. It is NOT what you are buying here. This is a ridiculous abridgment of a classic. That is mentioned nowhere in the description of what you are buying. That should not be allowed/5(). Ambrose writes that he has made the acquaintance of Rachel, a widow and distant cousin of the Ashley family. Soon they are married. The Ashley solicitor, Mr. Kendall, warns Philip that Ambrose's marriage changes everything. If he and Rachel have a son, the child will inherit instead of Philip. Philip begins to worry when Ambrose stops writing.   My Cousin Rachel blurs the boundaries of reality and deception, and what should be done when presented with such a conundrum of a person. See if you can determine who is innocent or guilty, and of what s: 2. A few minutes with Daphne du Maurier’s most passionate biographer, Franco-British writer and journalist Tatiana de Rosnay, were enough for me to discover that my original reaction to My Cousin Rachel may have been slightly off. (A humbling experience quite a few British journalists were made familiar with over the past few days, but I digress.) If the work focuses on the relationship between.

  My Cousin Rachel, directed by Roger Michell, is the second film version of Daphne du Maurier’s novel. The first, directed by Henry Koster and released in . Free download or read online My Cousin Rachel pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Daphne du Maurier. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in ebook format. The main characters of this classics, mystery story are Philip Ashley, Ambrose Ashley/5.   Directed by Roger Michell. With Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen. A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.6/10(K). Phillip was an orphan. His cousin was the guardian of the orphan. The cousin travelled to Italy where he met and married a woman named Rachel. Rachel was Phillip's cousin. Some time later, the guardian died from a strange disease. Rachel wanted to return all the possessions of her late husband to Phillip. Phillip fell in love with Rachel. He refused to see any evidence of her involvement in.