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secret life of Wilkie Collins

William M. Clarke

secret life of Wilkie Collins

by William M. Clarke

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Published by Allison & Busby in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collins, Wilkie, -- 1824-1889.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p230-232. - Includes index.

    StatementWilliam M. Clarke.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,239p.,(8)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21273498M
    ISBN 100749000317

    B efore his death in , Wilkie Collins insisted that his grave was to bear only his name, his birth and death dates and the brief tribute: 'Author of The Woman in White and other works of fiction. 'It was a shrewd prediction of how posterity would judge him. Of his impressive oeuvre, only he Woman in White Author: Charles Rollings.   The Dead Secret is one of Wilkie Collins's finest mystery novels. I was a little disappointed with the big revelation, but the mystery leading up to the big disclosure was Collins at his best. The novel is full of wonderfully vivid characters such as: Andrew Treverton, Mr Shrowl and Uncle by: 8.

    The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins (Book): Clarke, William M.: Author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins has been hailed as the father of the detective story. His own life story has a similar mysterious ring to it. When Collins died in he shocked Victorians by dividing his estate equally between two mistresses. He also acknowledged the three children . The secret life of Wilkie Collins. [William M Clarke] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

    The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins by William M. Clarke Janu Janu After reading The Frozen Deep recently, my interest in Wilkie Collins was reawakened and I decided it was time to read the biography I bought when I was in the middle of my Collins obsession a .   In Basil's secret and unconsummated marriage to the linen-draper's sexually precocious daughter, and the shocking betrayal, insanity, and death that follow, Wilkie Collins reveals the bustling, commercial London of the 19th century wreaking its vengeance on a still powerful aristocratic /5(17).


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I read 'The King of Inventors,' the biographical account of Wilkie Collins' life by Catherine Peters and thought it was a terrific sketch of Wilkie's life and writing, but I must have felt there was more because I promptly went online in search of more and found this book /5(5).

The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins was first published inalthough the edition I have was revised in The author, William M. Clarke, is married to Wilkie Collins' great-granddaughter, Faith Elizabeth Dawson, and maybe because of this connection, the focus of the book is on Wilkie's private life and relationships with his family and friends rather than on his /5.

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This two-volume edition will thus fill a gaping hole in any assessment of one of the nineteenth century's most loved novelists. It is also extremely timely. Two recent biographies have re-assessed his private life and his literary achievements. Collins has a way of bringing every mystery to life; as we read, we experience the suspicion, anxieties and fears along with the main characters.

We are led to guess as much as they are, so it is a treat to enjoy a book by him. The Dead Secret's first scene pulls you in right away.4/5(). Wilkie Collins died in London on Sept. 23,at the age of 69, after having suffered a debilitating stroke.

His will divided what proceeds were left from his writing career between his two partners, Graves and Rudd, and the Dawson children. His first published work was a memoir to his father, who died inMemoirs of the Life of William Collins, Esq., R.A. His fiction followed shortly after: Antonina; or, the Fall of Rome () and Basil (), a highly coloured tale of seduction and vengeance with a contemporary middle-class setting and passages of uncompromising realism.

These are William M. Clarke’s The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins and the Catherine Peters’ biography. Clarke, a distinguished journalist and former financial editor of the Financial Times and of major books on the city of London and, to mention one other, Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs: Saving the Royal Jewels, was a real professional, the most generous and.

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I read 'The King of Inventors,' the biographical account of Wilkie Collins' life by Catherine Peters and thought it was a terrific sketch of Wilkie's life and writing, but I must have felt there was more because I promptly went online in search of more and found this book /5.

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In The Dead Secret, Collins dramatizes this brilliantly through the motif of transport, with characters traveling by rail to Exeter, and then plunging off into an earlier world of stage-coaches, post-chaises, and tramps across desolate moorlands (the novel is set pointedly induring a brief interval when this was the case.)/5.

The Collected Supernatural And Weird Fiction Of Wilkie Collins: Volume 3 Contains One Novel 'Dead Secret,' Two Novelettes 'Mrs Zant And The Ghost' And And Five Short Stories To Chill The Blood Wilkie Collins.

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