Complete Works of Wilkie Collins: Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Essays and Memoirs (Illustrated): From the English novelist and playwright, best known ... Man and Wife, The Dead Secret and many more...

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Wilkie Collins (1824–1889) used to be an English novelist, playwright, and writer of brief tales. Collins's works have been categorised on the time as "sensation novels," a style visible these days because the precursor to detective and suspense fiction. He additionally wrote penetratingly at the plight of girls and at the social and family problems with his time.

Table of Contents:

Introduction:

Wilkie Collins' Charms (Biography by means of Olive Logan)

Memoirs of the lifetime of William Collins (With choices From His Journals and Correspondence)

Novels:

"I Say No"

A Rogue's Life

Antonina

Armadale

Basil

Blind Love

Guilty River

Heart and Science

Hide and Seek

Jezebel's Daughter

Man and Wife

No Name

Poor omit Finch

The Black Robe

The lifeless Secret

The Evil Genius

The Fallen Leaves

The legislations and The Lady

The Legacy of Cain

The Moonstone

The New Magdalen

The Destinies

The lady in White

Novellas and brief Stories:

After The Dark

The Ostler

Mr. Wray's money Box

The Queen of Hearts

A condo To Let

The Haunted condo ("The Ghost within the cabinet Room")

My Miscellanies

No Thoroughfare

Miss or Mrs?

"Blow up with the Brig!"

The Hidden Cash

The Perils of yes English Prisoners

The Lazy travel of 2 Idle Apprentices

The final degree Coachman

The deadly Cradle

The Frozen Deep and different Stories

The Captain's final Love

The lifeless Hand

The Devil's Spectacles

The First Officer's Confession

Farmer Fairweather

Fatal Fortune

Fie! Fie! Or The reasonable Physician

Love's Random Shot

The nighttime Mass

Nine O'Clock

A Passage within the lifetime of Mr. Perugino Potts

The Haunted Hotel

My Lady's Money

Who Killed Zebedee

Little Novels

The Poetry Did It

A unhappy demise and A courageous Life

The dual Sisters

Volpurno - Or The Student

John Steadiman's Account (The destroy of The Golden Mary)

A Message from The Sea

The Seafaring Man

The useless Alive

Complete Plays

Memoirs, Letters and Literary Writings

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She stood swiftly clasping and unclasping her palms, a dead ringer for bewilderment and misery — stood so for almost a minute — then got here ahead a number of steps extra, and acknowledged inquiringly, in a whisper: “Not asleep? no longer really asleep, but? ” Rosamond attempted to talk in resolution, however the quickly beating of her middle appeared to get up to her very lips, and to stifle the phrases on them. The nurse got here on, nonetheless with an identical perplexity and misery in her face, to inside of a foot of the bedside — knelt down via the pillow, and, appeared earnestly at Rosamond — shuddered a bit, and glanced all around her, as though to ensure that the room used to be empty — bent ahead — hesitated — bent closer, and whispered into her ear those phrases: “When you visit Porthgenna, hold out of the Myrtle Room!

This field, that the hand of Mozart has touched — who holds it nearer, nearer regularly, while little Joseph’s feel grows uninteresting, and he moans for the pleasant track that he has identified from a child, the pleasant tune that he can now so rarely, not often listen? Who kneels down via Uncle Joseph whilst his middle is breaking, and says, ‘Oh, hush! hush! The boy is long gone the place the higher track performs, the place the disease shall by no means waste or the sorrow contact him extra? ’ Who? Ah, Sarah! you can't disregard these days; you can't fail to remember the some time past!

He quickly recovered himself, despite the fact that; and whereas Mr. Tatt used to be nonetheless haranguing fluently approximately proving his client’s id, and securing his client’s correct of inheritance, silenced the solicitor, through stating as bluntly as traditional, that he had now not come to Dibbledean to be helped to pay money for cash, yet to be helped to pay money for Joanna Grice’s papers. This striking assertion produced a protracted clarification and a nonetheless longer dialogue, in the midst of which Mat misplaced his endurance, and declared that he may put aside all felony hindrances and delays forthwith, through going to Mr.

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