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  • Audiobook

    The Evil Genius

    The Novel and the Play

    Unabridged

    16 hours 4 min

    “In one respect, men are all alike; they hate to see a woman in tears.”Blackstone Publishing and Skyboat Media present, paired together for the first time, both the novel and the play of The Evil Genius by Wilkie Collins. Although both versions of the story were written at the same time, the play has never before been published and was only ever performed once on the stage. In fact, it is almost ... Read more

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  • The Haunted Hotel

    First published in Belgravia Magazine in 1878, "The Haunted Hotel" (complete title: "The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice") is a sort of gothic ghost story-come-mystery."The Haunted Hotel" opens in England, where a wild-eyed Countess Narona visits Doctor Wybrow in a state of distress, convinced that she is going mad. Her husband-to-be, Lord Montbarry has jilted his kind-hearted fiancé, ... Read more

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  • The Woman in White

    Wilkie Collins's classic thriller took the world by storm on its first appearance in 1859, with everything from dances to perfumes to dresses named in honor of the "woman in white." The novel's continuing fascination stems in part from a distinctive blend of melodrama, comedy, and realism; and in part from the power of its story. ... Read more

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  • 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 2

    This 2nd volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names: Jerome, Jerome K.: Three Men in a Boat Joyce, James: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Joyce, James: Ulysses Kingsley, Charles: The Water-Babies Kipling, Rudyard: Kim La Fayette, Madame de: The Princess of Clèves Laclos, Pierre Choderlos de: Dangerous Liaisons Lawrence, D. H.: Sons and Lovers ... Read more

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  • No Thoroughfare

    What happens if two boys are given the exact same name? If you guessed 'disaster in adulthood', you would be right. When one of the men dies, there is an exciting adventure to find his heir. Leading from London to the sunny Mediterranean and across to the Alps, you will meet a diverse cast of characters; some good, some bad, and some that are eerie and exotic. 'No Thoroughfare' is a play in five ... Read more

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  • The Moonstone

    Rachel's eighteenth birthday is celebrated with a large party. She wears the Moonstone on her dress that evening for all to see, including some Indian jugglers who have come to entertain. Outside her Yorkshire country house watch the Hindu priests who have waited for many years to reclaim their ancient talisman, looted from the holy city of Somnauth. Later that night, the diamond is stolen from ... Read more

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  • The Lock and Key Library: Modern English

    CLASSIC MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE STORIES

    “The Lock and Key Library” is an anthology of short stories edited by Julian Hawthorne (1846-1934), an American writer and journalist who was the son of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The edition featuring “Classic Mystery and Detective Stories,” in Modern English was published in 1909, and features stories from such illustrious authors as Rudyard Kipling, A. Conan Doyle, Egerton Castle, Stanley J. Weyman, ... Read more

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  • Dream Women

    Collins described this book as a mystery in four narratives. Each narrative is an account of the facts from different perspectives. The perspectives were: Percy Fairbank; the Hostler; Joseph Rigobert. ... Read more

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  • No Name

    No Name by Wilkie Collins No Name is a novel by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1862. Illegitimacy is a major theme of the novel. It was originally serialised in Charles Dickens' magazine All the Year Round before book publication.Scene One begins in 1846, at Combe-Raven in West Somerset, the country residence of the wealthy Vanstone family: Andrew Vanstone, his wife, and their two daughters. ... Read more

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  • After Dark

    After Dark by Wilkie Collins is a collection of six short stories by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1856. It was the author's first collection of short stories. Five of the stories were previously published in Household Words, a magazine edited by Charles Dickens.At the beginning and end of the book are "Leaves from Leah's Diary": William Kerby, a travelling portrait-painter, is in danger of ... Read more

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  • Armadale

    Armadale by Wilkie Collins is a novel by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1864–66. It is the third of his four 'great novels' of the 1860s: after The Woman in White (1859–60) and No Name (1862), and before The Moonstone (1868).In the German spa town of Wildbad, the 'Scotchman' Mr. Neal is asked to transcribe the deathbed confession of Allan Armadale; his story concerns his murder of the man he ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    The Lock and Key Library

    Classic Mystery and Detective Stories: Modern English

    Unabridged

    14 hours 8 min

    Assembled and edited by Julian Hawthorne and first published in 1909, the Modern English volume of The Lock and Key Library features sixteen classic mystery and detective stories by such luminaries as Rudyard Kipling, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Wilkie Collins.Detective stories existed for centuries before the concept of the detective itself—amateur or professional— was ... Read more

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