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Wilkie Collins - The Law and the Lady - 9780140436075 - KKD0004990
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The Law and the Lady

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Description for The Law and the Lady Paperback. Valeria Woodville investigates the murder of her husband's first wife in the attempt to prove him guiltless. This book exposes the repression of Victorian domestic life and marriage. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 294. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Despite the grave misgivings of both their families, Valeria Brinton and Eustace Woodville are married. But before long the new bride begins to suspect a dark secret in her husband's past and when she discovers that he has been living under a false name, she determines to find out why he is concealing his true identity from her. Soon she must endure an even greater shock: the revelation that her husband has been on trial for poisoning his first wife. Convinced of his innocence, Valeria is prepared to do anything to clear her husband's name, and in so doing upturns ... Read more

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Penguin Classics
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London, United Kingdom
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About Wilkie Collins
Wilkie (William) Collins (1824-89) was a hugely successful and popular crime, mystery and suspense writer. He wrote the first full-length detective novels in English and set a mould for the genre as shown in The Moonstone and The Woman in White. David Skilton teaches at the University of Wales, Cardiff.

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