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The Woman in White

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
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The Woman in White is credited with being the first of the sensation novels, and one of the finest examples of the genre. A young woman's husband defrauds her of her fortune, her identity and eventually her sanity. She is saved by her sister and a loyal man who loves her, and her two rescuers attempt to expose her husband. They meet a woman dressed all in white whose fate seems curiously intertwined with that of the young woman. In the tradition of the sensation novel, the story contravenes boundaries of class, identity and the private and public spheres.

The Floating Press; January 2009
ISBN 9781877527968
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Title: The Woman in White
Author: Wilkie Collins
 
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