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The woman in white

Author: Wilkie Collins; Matthew Sweet
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, [2003]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Marian and her sister Laura live a quiet life under their uncle's guardianship until Laura's marriage to Sir Percival Glyde. Sir Percival is a man of many secrets. Hence, Marian and the girls' drawing master, Walter, have to turn detective in order to work out what is going on, and to protect Laura from a fatal plot"--NoveList.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Gothic fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins; Matthew Sweet
ISBN: 0141439610 9780141439617 9780199535637 0199535639
OCLC Number: 52477438
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xxxviii, 671 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction and notes by Matthew Sweet.
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Opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde  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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