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The law and the lady. A novel. By Wilkie Collins.

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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8509942M
    ISBN 101425541070
    ISBN 109781425541071
    OCLC/WorldCa154755665


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Wilkie Collins is one of the early writers of detective fiction, most famous for his The Woman in White and The Moonstone, two works that established his reputation among the reading public of his time who eagerly awaited the serialized releases of each of his stories.

The Law and the Lady is a /5. Wilkie Collins, a friend and oft collaborator of Charles Dickens, writes superb crime novels of this sort. He is best known for Moonstone and A Woman in White, classics. In fact many say that Collins was the first to introduce a detective, for a detective played a small part in Moonstone/5(70).

The Law and the Lady: A Novel [Wilkie Collins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact.

First published in serial form inWilkie Collins' 'The Law and the Lady' focuses on the young Valeria Brinton who marries the older Eustace Woodville with whom she is very much in by: $ The Works of Wilkie Collins, Vol.

5: The Law and the Lady; A Novel (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Octo by Wilkie Collins (Author) See all 34 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(9). The Law and the Lady is a classic detective story. Valeria Brinton marries Eustace Woodville despite objections from Woodville's family leading to disquiet for Valeria's own family and friends.

Just a few days after the wedding, various incidents lead Book Edition: First Edition. THE LAW AND THE LADY: A NOVEL 'The actions of human beings are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason.' [ Plot Summary] [ Publishing History] First English edition By Chatto & Windus.

Detective story dedicated to Regnier, attacking the Scottish Not Proven verdict. Early example of. - Buy The Law and the Lady. a Novel book online at best prices in India on Read The Law and the Lady. a Novel book reviews & author Reviews: William Wilkie Collins (8 January – 23 September ) was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer.

His best-known works are The Woman in White (), No Name (), Armadale () and The Moonstone (). The last is considered the first modern English detective novel/5(70).

The law and the lady; a novel: Collins, Wilkie: : Books. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select Reviews:   The Law and the Lady is a detective story, published in by Wilkie Collins. It is not quite as sensational in style as The Moonstone and The Woman in White/5(22).

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The Dead Secret was extraordinary, and once again a Collins novel has captured my heart. In The Law and the Lady, newlywed, Valeria Woodville discovers that her husband married her under an assumed name/5(5). The Law and the Lady By: Wilkie Collins () Valeria Brinton marries Eustace Woodville despite objections from Woodville's family leading to 5/5(2).

The law and the lady: a novel by Wilkie Collins; 31 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Classic Literature, Fiction, Mystery, Women detectives, Married women.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Collins, Wilkie, Title: The Law and the Lady Language: English: LoC Class: audio books by Jane Austen Cited by: William Wilkie Collins (8 January - 23 September ) was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer.

His best-known works are The Woman in White (), No Name (), Armadale () and The Moonstone (). The last is considered the first modern English detective. The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at.

The law and the lady. Wilkie Collins. Chatto and Windus, - pages. 4 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - StoutHearted - LibraryThing. This novel would be tedious if not for the interesting side characters that seem almost shocking for the time in which it was written 4/5(4).

The Woman in White is Wilkie Collins's fifth published novel, written in It is considered to be among the first mystery novels and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of "sensation novels".

The story is sometimes considered an early example of detective fiction with protagonist Walter Hartright employing many of the sleuthing techniques of later private Genre: Mystery novel, Sensation novel.

About Wilkie Collins. William Wilkie Collins was born in London inthe eldest son of a successful painter, William Collins. He studied law and was admitted to the bar but never practiced his nominal profession, devoting his time to writing instead. Free download of The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins.

Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. Buy The Law and the Lady: A Novel by Wilkie Collins (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Probably the first full-length novel with a woman detective as its heroine, The Law and the Lady is a fascinating example of Collins’s later fiction.

First published init employs many of the techniques used in The Moonstone, developing them in bizarre and unexpected ways, and in its Gothic and fantastic elements The Law and the Lady adds a significant dimension to the history of detective fiction.4/5(3).

ByWilkie Collins' reputation as the leading practitioner of "sensation fiction" had already been established. The Law and the Lady builds on that tradition by introducing one of English literature's earliest women detectives, Valeria Woodville, who investigates the murder of her husband's first wife in the attempt to prove him guiltless.

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Rich in plot and characters, including the extraordinary Miserrimus Dexter and his cousin Ariel, the novel exposes the repression that was part of Victorian domestic life and. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins.

Three years ago, her husband stood accused of murder -- and the verdict that came in from the jury was the Scottish Verdict, Not Proven. The jury had not evidence enough to convict him -- nor enough to comfortably exonerate him. The Law and the Lady - Wilkie Collins - Book - Books - Audiobooks - eBooks - Cheap Books.

The Law and the Lady is a lesser-known sensational novel by Wilkie Collins. The story is simply a wife's quest to clear her husband's "Scotch verdict" and to establish /5(K). The Law and the Lady. Wilkie Collins. 4 (1 Review) Published: Pages: Downloads: 3, Share This.

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In "The Law and the Lady," Collins' heroine succeeds in cracking a tough case that has. William Wilkie Collins (8 January – 23 September ) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White () and The Moonstone ().

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Free. Read Now. Description Table of Contents Reviews Comments. Book Description. Probably the first full-length novel with a woman detective as its heroine, The Law and the Lady () is a fascinating example of Collins' later fiction.

Valeria Valerie Woodville's first act as a married woman is to sign her name incorrectly.