The Frozen Deep

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 92 pages
13 Reviews
If I could only cut the thoughts out of me, he said to himself, "as I am going to cut the billets out of this wood!" He attacked the bed-place with the ax, like a man who well knew the use of his instrument. "Oh me!" he thought, sadly, "if I had only been born a carpenter instead of a gentleman! A good ax, Master Bateson.

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Review: The Frozen Deep (Hesperus Classics)

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

A very short but excellent novella. Full of suspense and with a beautiful ending. Thoroughly enjoyed this. Read full review

Review: The Frozen Deep (Hesperus Classics)

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It was a nice surprise to find some more Wilkie Collins books I hadn't read yet and this one did not disappoint. Read full review

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Born in London, the son of artist William Collins, Wilkie Collins was educated at Highbury and spent four years in Italy with his parents. Upon his return to England, he worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature. Collins created the crime novel of intricate plot and baffling mystery. The Woman in White (1860) was his first success, followed in 1863 by his masterpiece The Moonstone. Both novels demonstrate Collins' fascination with psychological portraiture and sensationalistic complication. Other books include The Haunted Hotel (1875), Antonia (1850), and Heart and Science (1883). Collins was a close friend of Charles Dickens and collaborated with him. His mastery of plot influenced Dickens, and he was influenced by Dickens's mastery of character.

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