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Collins, Wilkie 1824-1889

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The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins( Book )

931 editions published between 1799 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 10,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wonderful yellow diamond stolen from the forehead of the four-handed Indian god who typifies the moon, stolen again and again through centuries, and always bringing with it disaster upon its possessors and the households of its possessors."--This is the beginning of the detective story called 'The moonstone."
No name by Wilkie Collins( Book )

206 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magdalen Vanstone and her sister Norah learn the true meaning of social stigma in Victorian England only after the traumatic discovery that their dearly loved parents, whose sudden deaths have left them orphans, were not married at the time of their birth. Disinherited by law and brutally ousted from Combe-Raven, the idyllic country estate which has been their peaceful home since childhood, the two young women are left to fend for themselves. While the submissive Norah follows a path of duty and hardship as a governess, her high-spirited and rebellious younger sister has made other decisions. Determined to regain her rightful inheritance at any cost, Magdalen uses her unconventional beauty and dramatic talent in recklessly pursuing her revenge. Aided by the audacious swindler Captain Wragge, she braves a series of trials leading up to the climactic test: can she trade herself in marriage to the man she loathes?" "Written in the early 1860s, between The Woman in White and The Moonstone, No Name was rejected as immoral by critics of its time, but is today regarded as a novel of outstanding social insight, showing Collins at the height of his powers."--Jacket
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Book )

148 editions published between 1860 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered to be one of the first mystery novels, "The Woman in White" was a huge commercial success when it was first published in 1860. The story is told from the point of view of multiple narrators, no doubt the influence of Collin's legal training. The plot also explores the disadvantageous position of married women in nineteenth century. The Observer listed "The Woman in White" in the top 100 novels of all time. A read not to be missed by mystery lovers or avid reader. -- Amazon
Armadale by Wilkie Collins( Book )

246 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the elderly Allan Armadale makes a terrible confession on his death-bed, he has little idea of the repercussions to come, for the secret her reveals involves the mysterious Lydia Swilt: flame-haired temptress, bigamist, laudanum addict and husband-poisoner. Her malicious intrigues fuel the plot of this gripping melodrama: a tale of confused identities, inherited curses, romantic rivalries, espionage, money--and murder. The character of Lydia Gwilt horrified contemporary critics, with one reviewer describing her as 'one of the most hardened female villains whose devices and desires have ever blackened fiction'. She remains among the most enigmatic and fascinating women in nineteenth-century literature and the dark heart of htis most sensational of Victorian 'sensation novels'."--Back cover
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Book )

96 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the estate of Dr. Donald S. Moore
The law and the lady by Wilkie Collins( Book )

151 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing Valeria Woodville who investigates the murder of her husband's first wife in the attempt to prove him guiltless, this book exposes the repression of Victorian domestic life and marriage
Man and wife by Wilkie Collins( Book )

164 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He also had three children by a younger woman, Martha Rudd, whom he kept in a separate establishment. Collins suffered from 'rheumatic gout', a form of arthritis which made him an invalid in his later years, and he became addicted to the laudanum he took to ease the pain of the illness. He died in 1889
The haunted hotel : a mystery of modern Venice by Wilkie Collins( Book )

143 editions published between 1878 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the mysterious murder of her husband, Mrs. Ferrari receives an envelope postmarked Venice and containing a thousand pounds
The new Magdalen by Wilkie Collins( Book )

141 editions published between 1872 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870, during the heart of the war between France and Germany, two women's lives tragically and fatefully intersect. When Grace Roseberry, an Englishwoman traveling home, is struck by a mortar shell, French nurse Mercy Merrick seizes upon the chance to escape her checkered past and reinvent herself in England
The evil genius by Wilkie Collins( Book )

93 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sydney Westerfield's mother remarries she leaves her daughter in a school in London. The life there is pale and without joy. In secret, Sydney advertizes for a position as a governess and gets a reply from a compassionate family in Scotland. But will she betray her benefactors with her own secret agenga of needs and desires
The queen of hearts by Wilkie Collins( Book )

98 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title story weaves an overarching narrative through several tales by which a young woman, Jessie Wales, is convinced to extend her visit with her former guardian and his two brothers. The three brothers promise to tell Jessie a new story each evening, thus detaining her until the guardian's son can return and declare his love. This volume also includes the story Mr. Lepel and the Housekeeper
The black robe by Wilkie Collins( Book )

86 editions published between 1881 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A epistolary novel that covers the mis-adventures of Lewis Romayne's life. The book is also perceived as perpetuation anti-Catholic bias"--Provided by publisher
The two destinies. A novel by Wilkie Collins( Book )

97 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this late romantic novel, the author explores the powers of telepathy while telling a skillful tale that interweaves suspense with the familiar ingredients of Victorian melodrama
The frozen deep by Wilkie Collins( Book )

86 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Frozen Deep is an 1856 play co-written by Charles Dickens. It revolves around the conflicting accounts of Dickens and John Rae regarding the vanishing of the Franklin expedition, a British voyage of Artic exploration that set out in search of the Northwest Passage"--Provided by publisher
A rogue's life by Wilkie Collins( Book )

83 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Frank Softly was sent to one of the most fashionable and famous of the great public schools. "I will not mention it by name, because I don't think the masters would be proud of my connection with it. I ran away three times, and was flogged three times. I made four aristocratic connections, I learnt to play at cricket, to hate rich people, to cure warts, to write Latin verses, to swim, to recite speeches, to cook kidneys on toast, to draw caricatures of the masters, to construe Greek plays, to black boots, and to receive kicks and serious advice resignedly. Who will say that the fashionable public school was of no use after that?" Who indeed. It was the perfect setting for the life of adventure and roguery to follow. From prison cell to even worse disasters on the way to marriage and transportation to the Antipodes, the Rogue is one of Wilkie Collins' most richly comic and inventive creations
Little novels by Wilkie Collins( Book )

28 editions published between 1887 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not in the obscurity of midnight, but in the searching light of day, did the supernatural influence assert itself. Neither revealed by a vision, nor announced by a voice, it reached mortal knowledge through the sense which is least easily self-deceived: the sense that feels
"I say no." by Wilkie Collins( Book )

82 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and writer of short stories. He was hugely popular in his time, and wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1860), The Moonstone (1868), Armadale (1866) and No Name (1862). His works were classified at the time as 'sensation novels', a genre seen nowadays as the precursor to detective fiction and suspense fiction. He also wrote penetratingly on the plight of women and on the social and domestic issues o
After dark by Wilkie Collins( Book )

109 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first collection of early detective fiction master Wilkie Collins' short stories
The legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins( Book )

66 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are our morals imbued in us through teaching and example, or do we come into this world with our personality and values written in our genes? The Legacy of Cain is novelist Wilkie Collins' engrossing take on the age-old nature-or-nurture question. When a woman sentenced to death begs a man of the cloth to care for her soon-to-be-orphaned child, the situation presents itself as a profound conundrum: is the offspring inevitably doomed to repeat the sins and transgressions of its
Miss or Mrs? and other stories in outline by Wilkie Collins( Book )

56 editions published between 1872 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilkie Collins was an enormously popular writer in his day, and often garnered comparisons to his contemporary rival, Charles Dickens. Like Dickens, Collins wrote a number of serialized Christmas-themed stories for popular magazines. In Miss or Mrs?, a secret marriage results in a series of unintended consequences
 
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Kūlīnz, Wilkī 1824-1889

Wilkie Collins britischer Schriftsteller und Verfasser der ersten „Mystery Thriller“

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Γουίλκι Κόλινς

Вілкі Коллінз

Колинз, Уильки 1824-1889

Коллинз В. 1824-1889

Коллинз У. 1824-1889

Коллинз У. У. 1824-1889

Коллинз, Уилки 1824-1889

Коллэнз У. 1824-1889

Коллэнс У. 1824-1889

Уилки Колинс

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וילקי קולינס

קולינז, וילקי

קולינס, וילקי 1824-1889

كولنس، ويلكى

ويلكى كولينز، 1824-1889

ويلكي كولينز

ویلکی کالینز نویسنده بریتانیایی

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უილკი კოლინსი

콜린스, 윌리엄 윌키 1824-1889

콜린스, 윌키 1824-1889

콜린즈, 윌리엄 윌키 1824-1889

콜린즈, 윌키 1824-1889

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ウィルキー・コリンズ

コリンズ, W

コリンズ, ウィリアム・ウィルキー

コリンズ, ウィルキー

コリンス, ウイルキイ

威尔基·柯林斯

柯林斯威尔基 1824-1889

胡林斯, 維児機

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No nameThe woman in whiteArmadaleThe woman in whiteThe law and the ladyMan and wifeThe haunted hotel : a mystery of modern VeniceThe new Magdalen