The Queen of Hearts (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Queen of Hearts (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Wilkie Collins
     
 

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The title story weaves an overarching narrative through several tales by which a young woman, Jessie Wales, is convinced to extend her visit with her former guardian and his two brothers. The three brothers promise to tell Jessie a new story each evening, thus detaining her until the guardian’s son can return and declare his love. This volume also

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The title story weaves an overarching narrative through several tales by which a young woman, Jessie Wales, is convinced to extend her visit with her former guardian and his two brothers. The three brothers promise to tell Jessie a new story each evening, thus detaining her until the guardian’s son can return and declare his love. This volume also includes the story "Mr. Lepel and the Housekeeper."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411447721
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
612
Sales rank:
1,305,253
File size:
524 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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The Queen Of Hearts 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too many editinng errors.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was fine
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Were do i sleep im the duputy
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