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The woman in white

Author: Wilkie Collins
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [1991] ©1991
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Still unsurpassed as a masterpiece of narrative drive and excruciating suspense, 'The Woman in White' is also famous for introducing, in the figure of Count Fosco, the prototype of the suave, sophisticated evil genius. The first detective novel ever written, it has remained, since its publication in 1860, the most admired example of the genre.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Romantic suspense fiction
Romance fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Woman in white.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991
(OCoLC)606353691
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins
ISBN: 9780679405634 0679405631
OCLC Number: 24216333
Notes: "This is a Borzoi Book" -- Title page verso.
Description: xxxvii, 569 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library.
Responsibility: William Wilkie Collins.
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Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for white mice,  Read more...

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"Collins was a master craftsman, whom many modern mystery-mongers might imitate to their profit." --Dorothy L. Sayers

 
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