Through the Year with Famous Authors

Through the Year with Famous Authors

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"[...] I have always held the old-fashioned opinion that the primary object of a work of fiction should be to tell a story. -William Wilkie Collins. William Wilkie Collins, a celebrated English novelist, was born in London, January 8, 1824, and died there September 23, 1889. He wrote: "The New Magdalen," "No Name," "Antonia," "Basil," "The Dead Secret," "Armadale," "Man and Wife," "Poor Miss Finch," "Miss or Mrs.?" "The Law and the Lady," "The Two Destinies," "Heart and Science," "I Say No," "The Legacy of Cain," "The Moonstone," and "The Woman in White," his greatest novel. The all-pervading greatness of Shakespeare lies in his comprehension of the ethical order of the world; [his dramas are] the truest literary product of the[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 449g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507531354
  • 9781507531358