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Armadale - Wilkie Collins
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788492421152
Publisher: Belaqua
Pages no: 92
Edition language: Spanish
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 Armadale (Collins)
This is a fine old melodrama. It's really much too long and complicated to be easily adapted to a play (although Collins did so, apparently, to protect his rights). But there is decidedly something of the Victorian theatre in the easily contrasted main male characters, the wild coincidences, the spe...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Armadale
This is a rather long, somewhat confusing, but extremely engaging book. First of all, there's an Alan Armadale who is in the process of dying in a Swiss health resort. He's there with his mulatto wife and his young son, also named Alan Armadale. Before he dies, he writes a confession, which is to be...
TonyTalbot rated it
4.0 4/5: Armadale by Wilkie Collins
When a man named Allan Armadale (Senior-1) murders a man named Allan Armadale (Senior-2), it sets in motion a dramatic and long complication that takes twenty years to resolve. By the way, Allen Senior-1 has a son called Allan Armadale (Junior-1), as does Armadale Senior-2 (Armadale Junior-2).Armada...
Book Souk
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4.0 Wilkie Collins: Armadale
No spoilers here. Just a reaction. It's been years since I read The Moonstone and The Woman in White. It seemed like time to revisit the other two Wilkie Collins books that are most often recommended: Armadale and No Name, so I'd added them to my Book Jar. Last Sunday, I pulled out the slip for...
AnnaMatsuyama rated it
A spoiler-ish rambling.Am I mad? Yes; all people who are as miserable as I am are mad. Before I started this book, I expected that Miss Lydia Gwilt (35) is going to be evil and manipulative as Shakespeare's Iago. And while she definitely lied, manipulated and was ready to commit a fraud and murder, ...
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