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Genre Fiction
  • Author:
    Wilkie Collins
  • ISBN:
    0554357313
  • ISBN13:
    978-0554357317
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  • Publisher:
    BiblioLife (August 18, 2008)
  • Pages:
    332 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Genre Fiction
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  • Rating:
    4.4
  • Votes:
    102
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In the tightly plotted novel The New Magdalen, Collins takes on several weighty . Wilkie Collins was born in London, England on January 8, 1824. He worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature.

In the tightly plotted novel The New Magdalen, Collins takes on several weighty social issues that give readers a fascinating glimpse into life in nineteenth-century Britain. During his lifetime, he wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, at least 14 plays, and more than 100 non-fiction pieces.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins. To the memory of charles allston collins. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. almost no restrictions whatsoever.

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This short story originally appeared in the New York periodical "The Spirit of the Times" on December 20, 1879, as "The Magic Spectacles.

Collins was a close friend of Charles Dickens and his books were often featured in Dickens' journals All the Year Round and Household Words. This short story originally appeared in the New York periodical "The Spirit of the Times" on December 20, 1879, as "The Magic Spectacles.

Title: The New Magdalen. Author: Wilkie Collins. Still wondering, Grace answered that she had read of such things often, in newspapers and in books. Release Date: October 28, 2008 Last Updated: September 11, 2016. Have you heard-when those starving and sinning fellow-creatures happened to be women-of Refuges established to protect and reclaim them? The wonder in Grace’s mind passed away, and a vague suspicion of something painful to come took its place.

I've read a lot of Wilkie Collins, and I have to say this is not one of his best. It was okay, as long as you are able to ignore certain inconsistencies. But I was very disappointed in his character development.

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His novel The New Magdalen was serialised from October 1872 to July 1873. His younger brother, Charles Allston Collins, died later in 1873.

19th-century British novelist and playwright. His increased stature as a writer made Collins resign his position with All the Year Round in 1862 to focus on novel writing. During the planning of his next novel, No Name, he continued to suffer from gout, and it now especially affected his eyes. His novel The New Magdalen was serialised from October 1872 to July 1873.

Wilkie Collins Others. 1873) To the Memory of my brother, Charles Allston Collins, (9 April 1873). 2017-07-16 06:10:35 Epilogue. Containing selections from the correspondence of Miss Grace Roseberry and Mr. Horace Holmcroft; to which are added extracts from the diary of the Reverend Julian Gray. I hasten to thank you, dear Miss Roseberry, for your last kind letter, received by yesterday's mail from Canada. Believe me, I appreciate your generous readiness to pardo.

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Anardred
I've read a lot of Wilkie Collins, and I have to say this is not one of his best. It was okay, as long as you are able to ignore certain inconsistencies. But I was very disappointed in his character development. The only two characters that he bothered to actually delve into were Lady Janet and Mercy Merrick. Everyone else behaved like a caricature of whatever part of society they represented. Grace Roseberry's character was slightly fleshed out in the beginning, but instead of further fleshing her out when he had the opportunity, Collins turned her into a vile woman who apparently had forgotten about the hardships she spoke of in first chapter.

Put plainly, this novel requires a great suspension of disbelief. Part of the plot just don't add up. In the beginning, it is discovered that a woman who has stopped breathing for a very long time can be revived. Though her physical health suffers, she's as mentally acute as before. That is downright impossible, to go half an hour without oxygen and suffer no brain damage. Also, he had one character writing another character, but how he could have ever obtained her address or she his is impossible to fathom. They met once, contentiously, then she left the country almost immediately. There was no way he could have even known what country she had gone to. Little things like that bother me, but maybe you can suspend your disbelief better. It might be because Collins couldn't make me like the main character that I'm finding all these reasons to pick the plot apart, but Collins has written better, by far.

But, hey, it's free, so take your chances on whether you'll like it.
Meztihn
This book is the story of a "fallen woman" who has a chance to make a fresh start in life by assuming the identity of a dead "lady". OK, it's not much of a spoiler to say that she does take the chance.... and that her deceit eventually catches up with her. I thought Collins did a fine character study here and his sympathetic portrayal of the heroine, in contrast to the "lady", was probably controversial at the time this novel was written. The writing and plot construction are good except for a long digression near the end in which the heroine recounts the entire sad story of her childhood and life before the opening of the novel. Recommended.
caif
Excellent story regarding something as 'modern' (or is it?) as identity theft. Nicely written development of the main characters against the background of a narrowminded and strict society. Enjoyed reading it very much.
Morad
I really liked this story. Sin, regret, repentance and redemption - summary. It always fascinates me. Great reading!
Andriodtargeted
I love this book! It's about a young woman named Mercy who assumes the identity of a war-victim in order to make a new start on a troubled and unhappy life. In a time where a good written character is everything, Mercy is able to obtain a job as a companion to a kind old lady by using the dead woman's papers. But is the woman dead? Mercy soon discovers her new start on life may turn into a disaster of broken trust and broken hearts.
Beazerdred
Get yourself into a 19th mindset and you will enjoy this novel. Not quite up there with Wilkie Collins best, nevertheless an intriguing read.
Ger
A must-read for Wilkie Collins fans