The Woman in White

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Aug 11, 2009 - 498 pages
125 Reviews
The Woman In White written by legendary author Wilkie Collins is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Woman In White is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Wilkie Collins is highly recommended. Published by Classic House Books and beautifully produced, The Woman In White would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.

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The writing is both graceful and very readable. - LibraryThing
His prose grows monotonous and repetitious. - LibraryThing
One of the best villians in British literature. - LibraryThing
The plot becomes very twisted. - LibraryThing
The characterization is sublime. - LibraryThing
This was a great story and a page turner. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - dylkit - LibraryThing

This is the third Wilkie Collins I have read - I've also read 'The Moonstone' and 'Evil Genius'. I think that I liked the characters better in 'The Moonstone', but the story better in 'Woman in White ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tahleen - LibraryThing

All in all this was a fairly compelling read, though Laura really annoyed me. Count Fosco is super creepy (as is his wife), Percival Glyde is awful, and Marian is my hero. She is awesome. This was not ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Wilkie Collins was born in London, England on January 8, 1824. He worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature. During his lifetime, he wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, at least 14 plays, and more than 100 non-fiction pieces. His works include Antonia, The Woman in White, The Moonstone, The Haunted Hotel, and Heart and Science. He was a close friend of Charles Dickens and collaborated with him. He died on September 23, 1889.

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