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ARMADALE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046655

ISBN: 0140434119

Condition: Good


British author whose writings paved the way for suspense and detective fict ion. Collins' pen also produced insightful observations on various social i ssues of his times including the condition of women. View more info

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000020160

ISBN: 0140430962

Condition: Good


Novel by Wilkie Collins, published serially in All the Year Round (November 1859-July 1860) and in book form in 1860. Noted for its suspenseful plot a nd unique characterization, the successful novel brought Collins great fame ; he adapted it into a play in 1871. This dramatic tale, inspired by an act ual criminal case, is told through multiple narrators. Frederick Fairlie, a wealthy hypochondriac, hires virtuous Walter Hartright to tutor his beauti ful niece and heiress, Laura, and her homely, courageous half-sister, Maria n Halcombe. Although Hartright and Laura fall in love, she honors her ... View more info