Wilkie Collins's Novels

blind love

blind love
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Bright, bold Englishwoman Iris Henley is not known to take the conventional paths in life. Even she may be over her head, though, when she falls in love with Lord Harry Norland, an active member of a squad of assassins. The last novel written by mystery writer Wilkie Collins, Blind Love was left unfinished. At the author's deathbed request, the novel was completed by historian and novelist Walter Besant.
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the queen of hearts

the queen of hearts
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Griffith and his older brothers live a quiet life in an old country house, until Jessie, nearly 21, comes to stay. When Griffith gets word that his son will return from sea to declare his love for Jessie, the brothers spin tales to keep the heiress entertained until the sailor arrives.
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the woman in white

the woman in white
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William Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale, and No Name. Collins was born into the family of painter William Collins in London. He received his early education at home from his mother. He then attended an academy and a private boarding school. He also traveled with his family to Italy and France, and learned the French and Italian languages. He served as a clerk in the firm of the tea merchants Antrobus & Co. His first novel Iolani, or Tahiti as It Was; a Romance, was rejected by publishers in 1845. His next novel, Antonina, was published in 1850. In 1851 he met Charles Dickens, and the two became close friends. A number of Collins's works were first published in Dickens's journals All the Year Round and Household Words. The two collaborated on several dramatic and fictional works, and some of Collins's plays were performed by Dickens's acting company.
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Completed
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857661

the woman in white

the woman in white
Description

William Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale, and No Name. Collins was born into the family of painter William Collins in London. He received his early education at home from his mother. He then attended an academy and a private boarding school. He also traveled with his family to Italy and France, and learned the French and Italian languages. He served as a clerk in the firm of the tea merchants Antrobus & Co. His first novel Iolani, or Tahiti as It Was; a Romance, was rejected by publishers in 1845. His next novel, Antonina, was published in 1850. In 1851 he met Charles Dickens, and the two became close friends. A number of Collins's works were first published in Dickens's journals All the Year Round and Household Words. The two collaborated on several dramatic and fictional works, and some of Collins's plays were performed by Dickens's acting company.
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Completed
Total Views:
857661