Collins Wilkie
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  • Collins Wilkie. Jezebel's Daughter
    Jezebel's Daughter
    Collins Wilkie
    Filled with drama and unexpected plot twists, Collins' Jezebel's Daughter is based on a play, The Red Vial, which was produced in 1858. A story of intrigue, betrayal and misplaced trust, revolves around Mrs. Fontaine, a sinister widow who uses her dead husband's poisons and antidotes to control the futures of those around her. Filled with forensic details found in the best detective fiction, Jezebel's Daughter is remarkable in the way it handles the treatment of mental illness at the turn of the 20th Century.
  • Collins Wilkie. Heart And Science
    Heart And Science
    Collins Wilkie
    William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His novels are often as concerned with social issues as they are with simple storytelling - but as more and more critics are suggesting, the best of them are as readable and thought-provoking today as they were when they first appeared. Of none is this more true than of his 1883 novel Heart and Science, which Collins himself placed alongside his masterpiece The Woman in white.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Yellow Mask
    The Yellow Mask
    Collins Wilkie
    The secret of Wilkie Collins's success is the combination of various genres: the writer-master of intrigue and fascinating plotskillfully combines melodrama, detective and a manners novel in his books, generously flavoring them elements of the Gothic novel. The Yellow Mask - a complete mystery novel.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Two Destinies
    The Two Destinies
    Collins Wilkie
    In this novel William Wilkie Collins explores the powers of telepathy while telling a skilful tale that interweaves suspense with the familiar ingredients of Victorian melodrama. Mary Dermody is destined to be together with George Germaine one day, or so at least her grandmother prophesizes. Destiny at first doesn't seem to adhere to this plan, and the pair is separated and lose sight of each other. But when George saves a young woman from drowning, a strong connection seems to develop between them, which seems to be almost supernatural.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices
    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices
    Collins Wilkie
    In autumn 1857, Charles Dickens embarked on a sightseeing trip to Cumberland with his friend, the rising star of literature Wilkie Collins. Writing together, they reported their adventures for Dickens' periodical Household Words, producing a showcase of both long-cherished and entirely novel sides of these well-loved men of letters. Through their fictional counterparts, the men relentlessly satirize Dickens' maniacal energy and Collins' idleness. The result is an exuberant diary of a journey and a rare insight into one of literature's most famed and intriguing friendships.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Law and the Lady
    The Law and the Lady
    Collins Wilkie
    Probably the first full-length novel with a woman detective as its heroine, The Law and the Lady is a fascinating example of Collins' later fiction. Despite the grave misgivings of both their families, Valeria Brinton and Eustace Woodville are married. But before long the new bride begins to suspect a dark secret in her husband's past and when she discovers that he has been living under a false name, she determines to find out why he is concealing his true identity from her. Soon she must endure an even greater shock: the revelation that her husband has been on trial for poisoning his first wife. Convinced of his innocence, Valeria is prepared to do anything to clear her husband's name, and in so doing upturns the conventions of polite nineteenth century society.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Frozen Deep
    The Frozen Deep
    Collins Wilkie
    Exchanging vows of love with sailor Frank Aldersley the night before his departure, Clara Burnham is haunted by the memory of Richard Wardour, and his mistaken belief that they will one day marry. With her gift of 'Second Sight', Clara foresees terrible tragedy ahead and is racked by guilt. Allied to two different ships, the two men at first have no cause to meet - until disaster strikes and they find themselves united in a battle for survival. It cannot be long before they discover the nature of their rivalry.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Fallen Leaves
    The Fallen Leaves
    Collins Wilkie
    Wilkie Collins was one of the leading English authors of the Victorian era. Collins was a prolific author and he is credited for writing the first modern detective novel in English literature. The novel follows the fortunes of four women, all in one way or another 'fallen leaves', who are linked by their relationships with the hero, Amelius Goldenheart, and also by secrets from the past.
  • Collins Wilkie. The Dead Secret
    The Dead Secret
    Collins Wilkie
    The Dead Secret was Collins's first full-length puzzle-romance. Moments from death, Mrs Treverton tells a secret, never to be passed to her husband. Years later, when her daughter Rosamond returns with her husband, she is warned not to enter the Myrtle Room. Strong-minded and ingenious, Rosamond's determined detective work uncovers a shocking truth.
  • Collins Wilkie. Sister Rose
    Sister Rose
    Collins Wilkie
    William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859), No Name (1862), Armadale (1866) and The Moonstone (1868). The last is considered the first modern English detective novel. Sister Rose is a part of After Dark.

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