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The Woman in White - Tales of Mystery & The Supernatural (Paperback)
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The Woman in White - Tales of Mystery & The Supernatural (Paperback)

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Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 05/05/2008
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With an Introduction and Notes by Scott Brewster, University of Central Lancashire.

Wilkie Collins is a master of mystery, and The Woman in White is his first excursion into the genre. When the hero, Walter Hartright, on a moonlit night in north London, encounters a solitary, terrified and beautiful woman dressed in white, he feels impelled to solve the mystery of her distress.

The intricate plot is peopled with a finely characterised cast, from the peevish invalid Mr Fairlie to the corpulent villain Count Fosco and the enigmatic woman herself.

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
ISBN: 9781840220841
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 327 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm

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“The Woman in White”

Bound in beautiful cloth, the cover of this only hints at the brilliance inside.. A fast paced, clever thriller told through diary entries and letters of a diverse mix of characters brought together by the proposed... More

Hardback edition
1st January 2012
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“A twisting, turning well paced classic”

Reading this book for the first time it hints, tantalises and slowly develops giving a story that keeps you reading. The text, as with any classic of this age, may be challenging at first however the notes really help... More

Paperback edition
7th September 2010
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“A compelling Victorian melodrama”

Collins creates in the initial pages a surreal atmosphere and sense of unreality which jolts the reader and which is maintained by the ghostly figure of Anne Catherick who haunts the pages of the novel to the very... More

Paperback edition
6th August 2015
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