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The Letters of Wilkie Collins Vol. 2

1866-1889

The Letters of Wilkie Collins( )
Editor: Baker, William
Clarke, William M.
Author: Baker, William
Collins, Wilkie
William, Baker
ISBN:978-0-312-22344-1
Publication Date:Oct 1999
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $185.00
Book Description:

Wilkie Collins is the only leading Victorian novelist whose letters have not been published. This two-volume edition, edited by William Baker and William Clarke, fills 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. His best-known novels, The Women in White and The Moonstone, continue to feature on television, and most of his...
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Book Details
Pages:348
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Collections / Letters
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.562 Pounds
Author Biography
Baker, William (Editor)
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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