No Name written by legendary author Wilkie Collins is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, No Name is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Wilkie Collins is highly recommended. Published by Classic House Books and beautifully produced, No Name would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
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Magdalen Vanstone and her sister Norah learn the true meaning of social stigma in Victorian England only after the traumatic discovery that their dearly loved parents, whose sudden deaths have left them orphans, were not married at the time of their births.About the Author:
English novelist and playwright Wilkie Collins was a prolific writer with a body of work comprising thirty novels, over sixty short stories, more than a dozen plays, and a wide range of non-fiction pieces. Collins is best known for his novels The Woman in White, an early sensation novela genre combining shocking gothic horror with everyday domestic settingsand The Moonstone, which is credited as one of the first modern mystery novels. In the 1850s Collins met Charles Dickens and the two struck up a friendship, which lead to Collins becoming a frequent contributor to Dickens s journals Household Words and All the Year Round. Many of his stories have been adapted for film, including Basil, A Terribly Strange Bed, The Moonstone and The Woman in White. Collins died in 1889 at the age of 65.
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Book Description CreateSpace, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 566 pages. 8.50x5.50x1.28 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk144867011X