1866. A close friend of Charles Dickens, Collins is one of the most readable of the Victorian novelists and some critics credit him with the invention of Sensation/Detective novel. Originally serialized in The Cornhill, in Armadale the two heroes of the novel, Ozias Midwinter and Allan Armadale, are born under a curse since Midwinter's father had murdered Armadale's father. On his death bed, Midwinter's father warns that if these two sons ever meet, tragedy will occur. Midwinter learns the story and is uncertain whether to leave Allan or to work at changing their fate. The novel also features a doctor who is running a clandestine abortion clinic. When that operation is shut down by the police, he opens a private sanitarium for monetary gain. When the local ladies come to tour the facilities he espouses a system of liberal care, when in actuality the building is laid out with an intricate system of pipes that allow him to keep his patients continually sedated. At the novel's end, the doctor is found to be planning a murder using those pipes. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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This is my third Wilkie novel (the others having been the very dated but suspenseful THE DEAD SECRET and the brilliant THE MOONSTONE). I don't think any of his novels will reach the level of THE ...
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While not actually disliking Wilkie Collins, I have never been that impressed by his writing - until now. Well! I was afraid it was going the mystical/sensational way as the others at the beginning ...
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Armadale (1866) by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century semi epistolary novel. Parts of the novel consists of letters between the various characters, ...
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Armadale, by Wilkie Collins (chapter33)
“Armadale next!” she said to herself as the carriage drove off. ... Might I ask you Mr. Armadale (as you seem to be quite alone), to be my escort on the ...
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Armadale by Wilkie Collins, Catherine Peters at Questia Online Library
Armadale tells the devastating story of the independent, murderous, and adulterous Lydia Gwilt. This traditional melodrama also considers the modern theme ...
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Casting has been announced for Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Armadale, a world-premiere adaptation of Wilkie Collins' Victorian novel of murder, lies, ...
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Notes COLLINS'S USE OF THE STRASBOURG CLOCK IN ARMADALE Writing to his wife from the Hotel de Paris, Strasbourg on the "fine and fresh" afternoon of 13 ...
Collins, Wilkie : Armadale
Armadale is of interest for several reasons. First, the novel centers on issues of fate. Are our destinies determined, or can they be altered? ...