'As mysterious and enthralling as du Maurier's other great novel, Rebecca . . . A masterpiece of tension' Guardian
Orphaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by his cousin, Ambrose. Resolutely single, Ambrose delights in making Philip his heir, knowing that 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 the beautiful, mysterious woman. But could she have caused Ambrose's death?
This special edition includes a foreword by the director and screenwriter of the film, Roger Michell
'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
'A fiendishly clever novel, with an ending that continues to haunt and trouble its readers' Justine Picardie, Daily Telegraph