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Poor Miss Finch By Wilkie Collins
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Wilkie Collins's intriguing story about a blind girl, Lucilla Finch, and the identical twins who both fall in love with her, has the exciting complications of his better-known novels but it also... More > overturns conventional expectations. Using a background of myth and fairy-tale to expand the boundaries of nineteenth-century realist fiction, Collins gives one of the best accounts in fiction of blindness and its implications.< Less
The Woman In White By Wilkie Collins
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The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, serialized in 1859–1860, and first published in book form in 1860. It is considered to be among the first mystery... More > novels and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of 'sensation novels'. The story is considered an early example of detective fiction with the hero, Walter Hartright, employing many of the sleuthing techniques of later private detectives. The use of multiple narratives draws on Collins's legal training and as he points out in his Preamble: 'the story here presented will be told by more than one pen, as the story of an offence against the laws is told in Court by more than one witness.< Less
The Woman in White By Wilkie Collins
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The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, serialized in 1859–1860, and first published in book form in 1860. It is considered to be among the first mystery... More > novels and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of 'sensation novels'. The story is considered an early example of detective fiction with the hero, Walter Hartright, employing many of the sleuthing techniques of later private detectives. The use of multiple narratives draws on Collins's legal training and as he points out in his Preamble: 'the story here presented will be told by more than one pen, as the story of an offence against the laws is told in Court by more than one witness'.< Less
The Moonstone By Wilkie Collins
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The Moonstone is a page-turner. It catches one up and unfolds its amazing story through the recountings of its several narrators, all of them enticing and singular. Wilkie Collins’s... More > spellbinding tale of romance, theft, and murder inspired a hugely popular genre–the detective mystery. Hinging on the theft of an enormous diamond originally stolen from an Indian shrine, this riveting novel features the innovative Sergeant Cuff, the hilarious house steward Gabriel Betteridge, a lovesick housemaid, and a mysterious band of Indian jugglers.< Less
After Dark By Wilkie Collins
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After Dark is Wilkie Collins's first collection of six short stories. The opening story After Dark is the tale of Leah Kerby's husband, William, a poor travelling portrait-painter forced to abandon... More > his profession for six months in order to save his sight. Leah realises that if she acts as amanuensis William can support them by turning author. This full edition also contains The Traveller's Story of A Terribly Strange Bed, The Lawyer's Story of A Stolen Letter, The Angler's Story of The Lady of Glenwith. The Nun's Story of Gabriel's Marriage, The Professor's Story of The Yellow Mask,< Less
After Dark By Wilkie Collins
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After Dark is Wilkie Collins's first collection of six short stories. The opening story After Dark is the tale of Leah Kerby's husband, William, a poor travelling portrait-painter forced to abandon... More > his profession for six months in order to save his sight. Leah realises that if she acts as amanuensis William can support them by turning author. This full edition also contains The Traveller's Story of A Terribly Strange Bed, The Lawyer's Story of A Stolen Letter, The Angler's Story of The Lady of Glenwith. The Nun's Story of Gabriel's Marriage, The Professor's Story of The Yellow Mask,< Less
The Woman in White By Wilkie Collins
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The Woman in White is Wilkie Collins' fifth published novel, written in 1859. It is considered to be among the first mystery novels and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the... More > genre of "sensation novels". The story is sometimes considered an early example of detective fiction with the hero, Walter Hartright, employing many of the sleuthing techniques of later private detectives. The use of multiple narrators draws on Collins's legal training, and as he points out in his Preamble: "the story here presented will be told by more than one pen, as the story of an offence against the laws is told in Court by more than one witness". In 2003, Robert McCrum writing for The Observer listed The Woman in White number 23 in "the top 100 greatest novels of all time", and the novel was listed at number 77 on the BBC's survey The Big Read.< Less
Short Stories by English Authors By Wilkie Collins
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Stories by English Authors: The mystery of Sasassa Valley, by A. Conan Doyle Long odds, by H. Rider Haggard King Bemba’ point, a west African story, by J. Landers Ghamba, by William Charles... More > Scully Gregorio, by Percy Hemingway The box tunnel, by Charles Reade Minions of the moon, by F. W. Robinson The four-fifteen express, by Amelia B. Edwards The wrong black bag, by Angelo Lewis The three strangers, by Thomas Hardy Mr. Lismore and the Widow, by Wilkie Collins The philosopher in the apple orchard, by Anthony Hope A Lodging for the night, by Robert Louis Stevenson A Leaf in the storm, by Ouida Michel Lorio’s Cross, by Hesba Stretton A Perilous amour, by S. J. Weyman The inconsiderate waiter, by J. M. Barrie The black poodle, by F. Anstey That Brute Simmons, by Arthur Morrison A Rose of the Ghetto, by Israel Zangwill And more...< Less
Little Novels By Wilkie Collins
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Wilkie Collins's collection of fourteen short stories: -Mrs Zant and the Ghost Experiencing a vision of her dead husband. -Miss Morris and the Stranger Becoming a governess. -Mr Cosway and the... More > Landlady Hearing that your future wife has died. -Mr Medhurst and the Princess Caught up in a minor political intrigue. -Mr Lismore and the Widow Being in financial difficulties. -Miss Jeromette and the Clergyman Falling in love with a Frenchwoman. -Miss Mina and the Groom Marrying a groom. -Mr Lepel and the Housekeeper A play of their future. -Mr Captain and the Nymph The Fortuna is blown off course in the South Pacific.. -Mr Marmaduke and the Minister Falling in love with a minister's daughter. -Mr Percy and the Prophet Frenchman scratching a living by fortune-telling. -Miss Bertha and the Yankee An illegal duel fight. -Miss Dulane and My Lord Making a marriage of convenience. -Mr Policeman and the Cook Confession describes a murder case.< Less
The Queen of Hearts By Wilkie Collins
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A collection of ten stories by Collins. Framing these tales is the situation of a young lady staying with three old brothers in Wales. The son of one of the brothers is in love with her, but he is... More > away. In order to entice the lady to stay until the young man can return home, the brothers agree to tell a story each evening.< Less

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