Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins

Born: January 8, 1824

Died: September 23, 1889

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. He was very popular during the Victorian era and wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, 14 plays, and over 100 non-fiction pieces. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name.

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Source/Notes: Man and Wife: Easyread Comfort Edition (2008 edition), ReadHowYouWant.com - ISBN: 9781427050878
Source/Notes: Man and Wife (1870) [Oxford University Press, 1998, ISBN 0-192-83696-X], vol. II, ch. XLI: The Sacrifice of Herself (p. 385)

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