The Resource A rogue's life : from his birth to his marriage, (ebook)

A rogue's life : from his birth to his marriage, (ebook)

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A rogue's life : from his birth to his marriage
Title
A rogue's life
Title remainder
from his birth to his marriage
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eng
Summary
Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) is best known as the innovator of the English detective novel, whose sensational novels, plays, and short stories were hugely popular in the Victorian Era. Today, readers enjoy Collins' intricate and suspenseful plots, and his penetrating social commentary on the plight of women and domestic issues of the time. Unfortunately Collins suffered from rheumatic gout, for which he took the opiate laudanum, and which eventually led to paranoid delusions and the deterioration of his health. Collins was writing "A Rogue's Life" during a stay in Paris, where he spent time with Charles Dickens, and said his "leisure hours were joyously passed with many other friends." The result is a playful, heroic tale that is a quick and joyfully entertaining read. The story was popular in its original periodical form, and was later revised and republished as a complete novel in 1879
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Midwest
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1824-1889
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Collins, Wilkie
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fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • Australia
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Criminals
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adult
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A rogue's life : from his birth to his marriage, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781596743106
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11907110
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remote
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11907110
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Label
A rogue's life : from his birth to his marriage, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596743106
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907110
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907110
System control number
MWT11907110
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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