Jezebel's Daughter (Wilkie Collins Classic Fiction) ebook
by Wilkie Collins
Wilkie Collins was an English novelist and playwright.
Wilkie Collins was an English novelist and playwright. Collins was also a lifelong friend of the legendary writer Charles Dickens with whom he worked with on some plays and other fictional works. In total Collins was the author of 30 novels, 14 plays and more than 60 short stories with his best known works being The Woman in White and The Moonstone. Some of Collins’ classics include The Moonstone, Armadale, and No Name, but this was also one of his acclaimed works. Mystery & Detective. The power that I have dreamed of all my life is mine at last!' How far is a mother prepared to go to secure her daughter's future?
William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868).
William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868). The last has been called the first modern English detective novel. Born to the family of a painter, William Collins, in London, he grew up in Italy and France, learning French and Italian. He began work as a clerk for a tea merchant.
Jezebel's Daughter book. Ah, Wilkie Collins, a writer who can be counted on to put the sensation in sensational fiction. Nefarious doings including lying, cheating, and stealing. The theft of money from a locked desk, mysterious illnesses, deaths, and recoveries. Another great novel from Wilkie Collins.
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.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Social history and social criticism mix with an eventful, action-packed story in Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins. The story may have oudated details but it also has fabulously vivid characters and (for the times) strong women. The story was rewritten by Collins from the text of a previous, and unsuccessful, play. Devious characters, suspense, poison, deception, and is as much fun as any of his great works.
The cambridge companion to wilkie collins. 4 Collins and the sensation novel. Jezebel’s Daughter published in volume form by Chatto & Windus in March following syndication by Tillotson & Son of Bolton. List of illustrations. 5 The Moonstone, detective fiction and forensic science. 7 The professional writer and the literary marketplace. The Black Robe published in volume form by Chatto & Windus in April. Starts to employ A. P. Watt as his literary agent.
The power that I have dreamed of all my life is mine at last!' How far is a mother prepared to go to secure her daughter's future? Madame Fontaine, widow of an eminent chemist, has both the determination and the cunning to bring young Minna's marriage plans to fruition, with dangerous consequences for anyone who dares to stand in her way. But has she met her match in Jack Straw, one-time inmate of Bedlam lunatic asylum?
Author: Wilkie Collins. With this, I commend "Jezebel's Daughter" to my good friend and brother in the art-who will present this last work also to the notice of Italian readers.
Author: Wilkie Collins. Posting Date: April 24, 2009. Release Date: January, 2003. W. C. Gloucester Place, London
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