Braddon Mary E. : Lady Audley'S Secret (Vmc)

Braddon Mary E. : Lady Audley'S Secret (Vmc)

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Weathering critical scorn, Lady Audley's Secret (1862) quickly established Mary Elizabeth Braddon as the leading light of Victorian 'sensation' fiction, sharing the honour only with Wilkie Collins. Addictive, cunningly plotted and certainly sensational, Lady Audley's Secret draws on contemporary theories of insanity to probe mid-Victorian anxiety and the doubts that accompanied the rapid rise of consumer culture.

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  • Paperback
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • United States
  • English
  • 0140161856
  • 9780140161854