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About the Author
Ira B. Nadel is Professor of English at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
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I underestimated this book. Thought it would be another period read but was gripped from start to finish.Published 5 days ago by Hilary Vella
Overall a good tale that could have been reduced by 20%, and there are some implaus. parts, but well worth reading.Published 27 days ago by Historian
The storytelling of a genius, in the elaborate and empathetic style of days of old. 4.5 rating for the old master.Published 28 days ago by Kindle Customer
Would make a movie. Reading it became tedious, however, due to the "wordiness" of the author.Published 2 months ago by Virginia
All Wilkie Collins fans will love this book which, like his more popular The Woman in White and The Moonstone, is an excellent mystery with well-developed, sympathetic characters... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mimbelina
Th emu story becomes obvious from the beginning and the reader has only to keep turning pages to get a full explanation. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I love everything by Wilkie Collins, but this one really drew me in. Couldn't lay it down. A great read.Published 5 months ago by Janet Sioux
Wilkie Collins was a brilliant author. I have read most of his books. He did not need bad language or violence to create really good mysteries. Read morePublished 5 months ago by mickey
I've always been a fan of Wilke Collins, his writing is so much like Dickenson and they were good friends.Published 6 months ago by Mimi