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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxvii]-xxviii).

StatementWilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction and notes by Ira B. Nadel.
SeriesThe world"s classics
ContributionsNadel, Ira Bruce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4494 .D43 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination369 p. ;
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1001208M
ISBN 100192823272
LC Control Number96040167

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THE DEAD SECRET 'The secret between us will remain a Dead Secret to the end of the world!' [Plot Summary] [Publishing History] Smith, Elder yellowback. The first full length novel by Collins specifically written for serialisation. Dedicated to Edward Pigott.   The Secret Dead book. Read 85 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A short story featuring Giordano Bruno: heretic, philosopher and sp 4/5.   The Dead Secret The secret of the title is the parentage of the heroine, Rosamund Treverton, who has been passed off as the daughter of the wealthy former actress Mrs. Treverton of Porthgenna Tower, but is in fact the illegitimate child of her servant Sarah Leeson by a local miner.4/5(2).   The Dead Secret The secret of the title is the parentage of the heroine, Rosamund Treverton, who has been passed off as the daughter of the wealthy former actress Mrs. Treverton of Porthgenna Tower, but is in fact the illegitimate child of her servant Sarah Leeson by a local miner/5(31).

The Book of the Dead (Secret Books of Paradys) Hardcover – December 1, by Tanith Lee (Author)Cited by: 1. Secrets of the Dead is part detective story, part true-life drama that unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events. Secrets.   By James Renner The treasure hunt book, The Secret, has clues to 12 hidden gems. Only two have been found. James Renner is on a quest to discover the others, and he invites you to join the.   The Dead Secret: A Novel Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Subject: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction Subject: Gothic fiction Subject: Illegitimate children -- Fiction Subject: Cornwall (England: County) -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

The Book of the Dead was Egyptians' inside guide to the underworld For centuries, it was assumed the writings found in Egyptian tombs were passages from ancient scripture. Wilkie Collins's fifth novel, The Dead Secret explores the relationship between a fallen woman, her illegitimate daughter and the recovery of a hidden secret. Set in rugged Cornwall, the novel blends romance with Gothic drama, and in characterization and setting, clearly anticipates the qualities of Collins's next novel, The Woman in White. Modern readers, who will have no trouble figuring out the dead secret long before the characters do, are more likely to be engaged by the Dickensian minor characters, the hints of long-dormant intrigue, the heavy-breathing melodrama Collins would bring to perfection only three years later in The Woman in White, and, almost as an afterthought. Genre/Form: Fiction Melodramatic fiction Mystery and detective fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collins, Wilkie, Dead secret.