A Rogue's Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): From His Birth to His Marriage

A Rogue's Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): From His Birth to His Marriage

by Wilkie Collins
     
 

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Frank Softly has tried his hand at just about everything—from medicine to painting—without any success. When he falls in love with a counterfeit coin maker’s daughter, Alicia, he decides he must have her, even if that means becoming a criminal. 

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Frank Softly has tried his hand at just about everything—from medicine to painting—without any success. When he falls in love with a counterfeit coin maker’s daughter, Alicia, he decides he must have her, even if that means becoming a criminal. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458826
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/12/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
265 KB

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Meet the Author


William Wilkie Collins (1824–1889) was considered the “godfather” of the detective novel. His “sensation novels” brought Collins great popularity in the Victorian era. He also focused on serious social and domestic issues. Collins published thirty novels (including The Woman in White), more than sixty short stories, and over a dozen plays, in addition to numerous nonfiction pieces.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 8, 1824
Date of Death:
September 23, 1889
Place of Birth:
London, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Studied law at Lincoln¿s Inn, London

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