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The woman in white [electronic resource] / Wilkie Collins.

By: Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Contributor(s): Rees, Roger, 1944- [nrt] | Landor, Rosalyn [nrt] | Lee, John Rafter [nrt] | Geeson, Judy, 1948- [nrt] | Blackstone Audio, Inc | OverDrive, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2009ISBN: 9781441702616 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 144170261X (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Country homes -- Fiction | Art teachers -- Fiction | Deception -- Fiction | Nobility -- Fiction | England -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Gothic fiction. | Love stories. | Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 823/.8 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by Roger Rees, Rosalyn Landor, John Lee and Judy Geeson.Summary: When Walter Hartwright encounters a solitary, terrified, beautiful woman dressed in white on a moonlit night in London, he feels impelled to solve the mystery of her distress. The story, full of secrets, locked rooms, lost memories, and surprise revelations, features heroine Marian Halcombe and drawing-master Walter Hartright as sleuthing partners pitted against the diabolical Count Fosco and Sir Percival Glyde. This gothic psychological thriller, a mesmerizing tale of murder, intrigue, madness, and mistaken identity, has gripped the imagination of readers since its first publication in 1860. The breathtaking tension of Collins's narrative created a new literary genre of suspense fiction, which profoundly shaped the course of English popular writing.
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Read by Roger Rees, Rosalyn Landor, John Lee and Judy Geeson.

Duration: 25:47:11.

When Walter Hartwright encounters a solitary, terrified, beautiful woman dressed in white on a moonlit night in London, he feels impelled to solve the mystery of her distress. The story, full of secrets, locked rooms, lost memories, and surprise revelations, features heroine Marian Halcombe and drawing-master Walter Hartright as sleuthing partners pitted against the diabolical Count Fosco and Sir Percival Glyde. This gothic psychological thriller, a mesmerizing tale of murder, intrigue, madness, and mistaken identity, has gripped the imagination of readers since its first publication in 1860. The breathtaking tension of Collins's narrative created a new literary genre of suspense fiction, which profoundly shaped the course of English popular writing.

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