Heart and Science: A Story of the Present Time

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Adegi Graphics LLC, 2001 - 299 pages
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You are the children of Old Mother England on both sides of the Atlantic; you form the majority of buyers and borrowers of novels; and you judge of works of fiction by certain inbred preferences which but slightly influence the other great public of readers on the continent of Europe.

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Not Collins's finest. Read full review

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User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

Not the greatest novel in the world, but fascinating none the less. Wilkie Collins is a victorian soap opera writer! I loved the evil, vivisector scientist and his perverse interest in a little girl! What a villain. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Wilkie Collins was born in London, England on January 8, 1824. He worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature. During his lifetime, he wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, at least 14 plays, and more than 100 non-fiction pieces. His works include Antonia, The Woman in White, The Moonstone, The Haunted Hotel, and Heart and Science. He was a close friend of Charles Dickens and collaborated with him. He died on September 23, 1889.

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