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Author: Wilkie Collins
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This domestic drama from beloved author Wilkie Collins focuses on the abiding power of family, whether by birth or by chance. A profoundly disabled girl is adopted by a loving family, but her true origins are shrouded in mystery. When a few intrepid friends begin trying to find out more about her history, a wholly unexpected chain of events is set into motion.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Electronic books
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins
ISBN: 9781775458647 1775458644
OCLC Number: 809844099
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (520 pages).
Novel.
"First published in 1854"--P.2 of PDF.
"Harley Street, London, September, 1861"--Preface to the revised edition, P.7 of PDF.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface to the Revised Edition; Opening Chapter --
A Child's Sunday; BOOK I --
THE HIDING; Chapter I --
A New Neighborhood, and a Strange Character; Chapter II --
Mr. Blyth in His Studio; Chapter III --
Madonna's Childhood; Chapter IV --
Madonna's Mother; Chapter V --
Madonna's Misfortune; Chapter VI --
Madonna Goes to London; Chapter VII --
Madonna in Her New Home; Chapter VIII --
Mentor and Telemachus; Chapter IX --
The Tribulations of Zack; Chapter X --
Mr. Blyth's Drawing Academy; Chapter XI --
The Brewing of the Storm; BOOK II --
THE SEEKING. Chapter I --
The Man with the Black Skull-CapChapter II --
The Prodigal's Return; Chapter III --
The Search Begun; Chapter IV --
Fate Works, with Zack for an Instrument; Chapter V --
Fate Works, with Mr. Blyth for an Instrument; Chapter VI --
The Finding of the Clue; Chapter VII --
The Box of Letters; Chapter VIII --
Joanna Grice's Narrative; Chapter IX --
More Discoveries; Chapter X --
The Squaw's Mixture; Chapter XI --
The Garden Door; Chapter XII --
The Hair Bracelet; Chapter XIII --
The Search for Arthur Carr; Chapter XIV --
Mary's Grave; Chapter XV --
The Discovery of Arthur Carr. Chapter XVI --
The Day of ReckoningChapter XVII --
Matthew Grice's Revenge; Closing Chapter --
A Year and a Half Afterwards; Endnotes.
Responsibility: Wilkie Collins.
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This domestic drama from beloved author Wilkie Collins focuses on the abiding power of family, whether by birth or by chance. A profoundly disabled girl is adopted by a loving family, but her true origins are shrouded in mystery. When a few intrepid friends begin trying to find out more about her history, a wholly unexpected chain of events is set into motion.

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