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Little Novels (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Little Novels (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Wilkie Collins
 

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Collins’s 1889 collection of fourteen short stories includes “Miss Morris and the Stranger,” about a young governess and a fateful meeting, “Mr. Medhurst and the Princess,” about two star-crossed lovers, and a dozen other tales involving love, social classes, money, and even ghosts.

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Collins’s 1889 collection of fourteen short stories includes “Miss Morris and the Stranger,” about a young governess and a fateful meeting, “Mr. Medhurst and the Princess,” about two star-crossed lovers, and a dozen other tales involving love, social classes, money, and even ghosts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458802
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/12/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
330
Sales rank:
1,172,297
File size:
437 KB

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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