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Wilkie Collins

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Short and oddly built, with a head too big for his body, extremely short-sighted, unable to stay still, dressed in colourful clothes, as if playing a certain part in the great general drama of life, Wilkie Collins looked distinctly strange.
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Named Person: Wilkie Collins; Wilkie Collins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 9780701169909 0701169907
OCLC Number: 761380412
Description: vii, 199 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The omni --
The family --
The pilgrimage --
First light --
Triumph --
Modern times --
On the road --
The secret life --
On the staff --
The woman --
Hot brandy and water --
The chain --
The stone --
A change of heart --
Bags of blood --
Another country --
Clap-trap --
Breast pangs --
That's me --
A postscript.
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.

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