My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier (1951)

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About the book:

  • Virago Modern Classics, 2012, 352 p. Goodreads
  • Virago Modern Classics Designer Collection, 2011, 335 p. Goodreads
  • First published in 1951
  • My rating: 5 stars
  • The story was inspired by a portrait of Rachel Carew at Antony House in Cornwall.
  • The novel was adapted into a movie twice: in 1952, directed by Henry Koster (IMDb) and in 2017, directede by Roger Michell (IMDb). A BBC television adaptation, starring Christopher Guard and Geraldine Chaplin, was broadcast in 1983.
  • I read this book for The Virago Modern Classics Book Club.
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