- Author:Wilkie Collins
- Publisher:ReadHowYouWant; EasyRead Large Bold Edition edition (August 8, 2008)
- Pages:308 pages
- Subcategory:Short Stories & Anthologies
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Preface to "After dark. I have taken some pains to string together the various stories containedin this Volume on a single thread of interest, which, so far as I know,has at least the merit of not having been used before
Preface to "After dark. I have taken some pains to string together the various stories containedin this Volume on a single thread of interest, which, so far as I know,has at least the merit of not having been used before. The pages entitled "Leah's Diary" are, however, intended to fulfillanother purpose besides that of serving as the frame-work for mycollection of tales
After Dark is Wilkie Collins's first collection of six short stories, published in 1856. William 'Wilkie' Collins (1824-1889) was an English novelist, poet, and playwright writing in the mid 19th century.
After Dark is Wilkie Collins's first collection of six short stories, published in 1856. Collins provides a narrative framework, which tells us how the painter came to think of publishing After Dark is Wilkie Collins's first collection of six short stories, published in 1856. His writing was very popular consisting of 27 novels, 50 short stories, 15 plays and over 100 poems.
William Wilkie Collins (1824 - 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer. After dark is a brilliant tale well worth the time spent reading a brilliant story the Way it is written it makes one think it is fact. not fiction I will look forward t. eading. more from this writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859), No Name (1862), Armadale (1866) and The Moonstone (1868). The last is considered the first modern English detective novel. Born into the family of painter William Collins in London, he lived with his family in Italy and France as a child and learned French and Italian. One person found this helpful. Collins provides a narrative framework, 'Leaves from Leah's Diary', set in 1827. Leah realises that if she acts as amanuensis William can support them by turning author. This situation may have been prompted by a period of eye-trouble suffered by Collins's father. In the preface to After Dark, Collins also acknowledges the painter . .
LibriVox recording of After Dark by Wilkie Collins. Read in English by Anna Simon; acousticwave; dg73; Molly Craig; Lilith Branda; Oliver Walton; deongines; Warren Kati; Silmaryllis; jenno; ToddHW William Kerby is in danger of losing his sight, which would hit him especially hard as he is a painter. Only rest can preserve it, but a man must eat, and so he and his wife Leah look for other ways to generate a small income
After Dark is Wilkie Collins's first collection of six short stories, published in 1856.
Curl up with After Dark, the first collection of early detective fiction master Wilkie Collins' short stories. Including a diverse array of mysteries, tales of murder, and family drama in wartime and other chaotic settings, this engrossing collection is sure to have something that appeals to every reader. Curl up with After Dark, the first collection of early detective fiction master Wilkie Collins' short stories.
В произведение входит:Leaves from Leah's Diary (1856) Странная кровать, A Terribly Strange Bed (1852) Украденное пи.
В произведение входит:Leaves from Leah's Diary (1856) Странная кровать, A Terribly Strange Bed (1852) Украденное письмо, The Lawyer's Story (1854) Сестра Роза, Sister Rose (1856) The L.
After Dark is a collection of six short stories by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1856. It was the author's first collection of short stories.
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An anthology of short stories, Wilkie Collins's After Dark (1856) first appeared in 1852 in Household Words. The Traveller's Story follows the immature Faulkner to a gambling house in Paris. He sleeps in a bed that may cause his death. The Lawyer's Story is about how Miss Smith's marriage to a wealthy young man may be marred by scandal.
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