After Dark

After Dark

by Wilkie Collins
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After Dark by Wilkie Collins

After Dark is a collection of six short stories by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1856. It was the author's first collection of short stories. Five of the stories were previously published in Household Words, a magazine edited by Charles Dickens.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622360185
Publisher: Greatest Books Publisher
Publication date: 03/31/2012
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 - 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859), No Name (1862), Armadale (1866) and The Moonstone (1868). The last is considered the first modern English detective novel.

Born into the family of painter William Collins in London, he lived with his family in Italy and France as a child and learned French and Italian. He worked as a clerk for a tea merchant. After his first novel, Antonina, was published in 1850, he met Charles Dickens, who became a close friend, mentor and collaborator.

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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After Dark 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 63 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dude your an idiot. This book is free. So how can you say its not worth a penny because its so short when it didnt even cost anything????????????
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This work of literature is a fine addition to collins' work, a most delicious and intriguing novel which, forsooth, I bid you to partake of
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There is 363 pages not twenty!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its so short 20 pages is not worth a penny. Its boring and dosent keep you wanting more. DONT READ !!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Never read this it's a bad book
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
AFTER DARK is the third installment in the VAMPS series. It picks up where NIGHT LIFE leaves off; everyone of Old Blood consequence is attending the Rauhnacht Grand Ball at the Orlock estate. But the night turns sour when the Van Helsings show up and start attacking. Callie is stunned when she sees her old flame, Peter, among the hunters. And Lilith is awestruck when she finds out that Xander Orlock, aka EXO, is partly responsible for her rescue. But after the Grand Ball, things are no longer the same. Lilith's mother is now dead, and along with her, all the undead and anything associated with her blood right. And Callie's mother and protectors are also gone. In light of these changes, Callie has now been invited to move into the Todd household. She's still not ousted as Victor Todd's daughter, and Lilith is seething at having Callie move into her mother's rooms. There are some bright spots, though. Callie's fashion designs were discovered by none other than Sister Midnight at the Ball. After showing Sister her sketches, Callie is invited to have her own runway show at Sister's boutique. But unfortunately, Lilith is to be the star model. Callie can work with that, if she has to. AFTER DARK is a fun look at the lighter side of vampire family struggles. Callie and Lilith want nothing to do with each other, yet circumstance keep bringing the two of them together. The story moves quickly and engrosses the reader from the first page. The story flows better having read the previous two installments, but readers can quickly pick up the gist of the story if this is their first foray into the VAMPS series. I don't know when the next installment of VAMPS will be out, but AFTER DARK leaves so many loose ends, you just know there has to be one! I for one will be keeping my eyes open for it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Emily Callaghan More than 1 year ago
the best non-crummie vampire book ever
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I heard someome say it does not have 'sex' in it so what do you tthinkk the age ranges are?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What is up with all these people reviewing asking if it has sex, well if you people want a sex story read AN EROTICA novel
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book my only dislike is of How short it was but its a really good book i liked how she used the words to describe what was going on
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im 11and i need to know if this book is good for me to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Who are you? Are you British? AND WHAT IN THE SWEET NAME OF YAKS DOES 'FORSOOTH' MEAN???
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