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The Resource The Woman in White

The Woman in White

Label
The Woman in White
Title
The Woman in White
Statement of responsibility
William Wilkie Collins
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences—biographical, historical, and literary—to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. One of the greatest mystery thrillers ever written, Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White was a phenomenal bestseller in the 1860s, achieving even greater success than works by Dickens, Collins's friend and mentor. Full of surprise, intrigue, and suspense, this vastly entertaining novel continues to enthrall readers today. The story begins with an eerie midnight encounter between artist Walter Hartright and a ghostly woman dressed all in white who seems desperate to share a dark secret. The next day Hartright, engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie and her half sister, tells his pupils about the strange events of the previous evening. Determined to learn all they can about the mysterious woman in white, the three soon find themselves drawn into a chilling vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, and international intrigue. Masterfully constructed, The Woman in White is dominated by two of the finest creations in all Victorian fiction—Marion Halcombe, dark, mannish, yet irresistibly fascinating, and Count Fosco, the sinister and flamboyant "Napoleon of Crime."Camille Cauti earned a Ph.D. in English from Columbia University. Her dissertation concerns the Catholic conversion trend among the London avant-garde of..
Summary
The mysterious appearance of a woman dressed in all white leads to the discovery of a complicated plot involving a stolen inheritance
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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021035
Cataloging source
DLC
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1824-1889
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  • Collins, Wilkie
  • Cauti, Camille
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Woman in White
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Publication
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781411433533
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Woman in White
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e2fe5bc9-b122-47ff-92ac-e1525da7c1f5
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781411433533
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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