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The Secret Life Of Wilkie Collins

Pub Date : 2004-10-01 | Author : William M. Clarke | Publisher : Ivan R. Dee

ISBN 10 : 9781461730316
ISBN 13 : 1461730317

In this intimate Victorian life of the father of the detective story, Mr. Clarke uncovers and explores, with insight and sympathy, the private relationships of a fascinating writer..


The Dead Secret

Pub Date : 2016-04-01 | Author : Wilkie Collins | Publisher : Read Books Ltd

ISBN 10 : 9781473366831
ISBN 13 : 1473366836

This early work by Wilkie Collins was originally published in 1857. Born in Marylebone, London in 1824, Collins' family enrolled him at the Maida Hill Academy in 1835, but then too..


Wilkie Collins

Pub Date : 2015-10-06 | Author : Peter Ackroyd | Publisher : Nan A. Talese

ISBN 10 : 9780385537407
ISBN 13 : 0385537409

A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Wilkie Collins, author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, two early masterpieces of mystery and detection. Short and oddly bui..


The King Of Inventors

Pub Date : 2014-07-14 | Author : Catherine Peters | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400863457
ISBN 13 : 1400863457

In this major biography, Catherine Peters explores the complicated life of Wilkie Collins, the greatest of the Victorian "Sensation" novelists and author of the famous Woman in Whi..


Wilkie Collins S Library

Pub Date : 2002-01-01 | Author : William Baker | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313313946
ISBN 13 : 9780313313943

Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) is a major British Victorian novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and journalist. He has been the subject of two recent biographies, and a revival of..


Wilkie Collins

Pub Date : 2008-12-11 | Author : Andrew Mangham | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443802239
ISBN 13 : 1443802239

This eclectic collection brings together a range of critical voices, from varying disciplinary backgrounds, to comment on the life and works of Wilkie Collins. A close friend of Di..


Wilkie Collins A Life Of Sensation

Pub Date : 2013-09-12 | Author : Andrew Lycett | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448136896
ISBN 13 : 144813689X

The definitive biography of Wilkie Collins: the Victorian novelist, playwright, author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, who lived a life of sensation. Wilkie Collins, autho..