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    Kenneth Robinson
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    HarperCollins Distribution Services; New edition edition (November 25, 1974)
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Home Browse Books Book details, Wilkie Collins: A Biography. About 1948 I came to the conclusion that Collins had waited long enough for a biography, and, since no one else appeared likely to fill the gap, I decided to write it myself

Home Browse Books Book details, Wilkie Collins: A Biography. Wilkie Collins: A Biography. About 1948 I came to the conclusion that Collins had waited long enough for a biography, and, since no one else appeared likely to fill the gap, I decided to write it myself. My main purpose has been to assemble all the known facts of Collins' life, and in doing so I have drawn freely upon his letters, published and unpublished.

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Wilkie Collins, a biography. Wilkie Collins was so, normal! In fact, there is more than a mention of many well known people of the time, and this book made them all seem very human

Wilkie Collins, a biography. by. Robinson, Kenneth, 1911-. Wilkie Collins was so, normal! In fact, there is more than a mention of many well known people of the time, and this book made them all seem very human. I think that's what I really enjoyed about this one. A word of warning first- I had initially attributed this e-book to Project Gutenberg, but when I went back to it, it wasn't there, and I panicked. I finally found my original source, which turns out was archive. It is an OCR copy, which is badly formatted at first, with footnotes interrupting the flow of text

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William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868). The last has been called the first modern English detective novel. Born to the family of a painter, William Collins, in London, he grew up in Italy and France, learning French and Italian. He began work as a clerk for a tea merchant.

ON 18th September, 1788, William Collins, the father of Wilkie Collins, was born in Great Titchfield Street, London. His mother was a Scot, and his father, who bore the same name of William Collins, an Irishman from Wicklow. Chapter 1. William Collins, .

Wilkie Collins - An Illustrated Guide. Oxford: Oxford University,1998. The King of Inventors: A Life of Wilkie Collins. London: Minerva (Martin Secker & Warburg), 1992. For a more complete list of biographical works, see "Books" (p. 230-231) and "Articles" (p. 232) in the Clarke biography.

William Wilkie Collins was an English author and playwright. Collins had a distinctive and strange appearance, with a prominent bulge on the right side of his forehead, and his head and shoulders being disproportionately large. He was born in 1824 in London, and died in 1889, also in London  .

Wilkie Collins - A Short Biography During his lifetime, however, he wrote over thirty major books, well over a hundred articles, short.

Wilkie Collins - A Short Biography. . William Wilkie Collins, or Wilkie as he was known to his friends and readers, was born in London's Marylebone where he lived more or less continuously for 65 years. Today he is best known for The Moonstone (1868), often regarded as the first true detective novel, and The Woman in White (1860), the archetypal sensation novel. During his lifetime, however, he wrote over thirty major books, well over a hundred articles, short stories and essays, and a dozen or more plays.

William Wilkie Collins was the son of a successful painter, William Collins, and a cultured mother. With his parents and his younger brother, Charles, he spent his twelfth and thirteenth years on the Continent, mostly in Italy, looking at buildings and paintings with his father and becoming proficient in French and Italian. Back in England, Collins was sent to a private school, where the prefect made him tell stories at night under threat of a cat-o’-nine-tails.

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