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The woman in white

Author: Wilkie Collins; John Sutherland
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story begins with an eerie midnight encounter between artist Walter Hartright and a ghostly woman dressed all in white who seems desperate to share a dark secret. The next day Hartright, engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie and her half sister, tells his pupils about the strange events of the previous evening. Determined to learn all they can about the mysterious woman in white, the three  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Romantic suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins; John Sutherland
ISBN: 0192834290 9780192834294
OCLC Number: 41545143
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xxxi, 702 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction by John Sutherland.

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"The Woman in White" is regarded as the first "Sensation Novel". Walter Hartright's mysterious midnight encounter with the woman in white draws him into a vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, and  Read more...

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