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The Law and the Lady - Wilkie Collins
The Law and the Lady
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3.07 105
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781592244065 (1592244068)
Publisher: Wildside Press
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
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Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
4.0 "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again"
I love reading the books that inspired or influenced other writers, particularly in the way authors both male and female have depicted female characters to either challenge the expectations or reaffirm them. Wilkie Collins' much more famous The Woman in White contains numerous examples of both cha...
AnnaMatsuyama
AnnaMatsuyama rated it
The Law and the Lady is first Collins's book that I didn't enjoy.I don't mind the not so well fleshed second characters and I'm ready to ignore all coincidences & lack of reason in characters but this book has not aged well. However, the main character, while is her time product, is surprisingly str...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins
bookshelves: winter20092010, victorian, fraudio, mystery-thriller, gothic, play-dramatisation, britain-scotland Read in December, 2009 Valeria Woodville tries to clear her husband of murdering his first wife. A sensational Gothic tale starring Abigail Docherty.Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 11:15am Th...
denisebetteridge
denisebetteridge rated it
Another enjoyable mystery by Wilkie Collins. After reading several of his books I can say that his style of writing is easily read, his main characters well developed, and his stories full of suspense. What I haven't figured out yet is why it takes me so long to get through them! With all the positi...
Mikela
Mikela rated it
4.0 The Law and the Lady
It is so hard for me to decide what rating to give this book which I feel deserves more than 3* but not 4. I'm giving it 3 for now but might find myself yielding to temptation and giving the higher rating after all.I love the strength of the main character but found it hard to feel much empathy towa...
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