Heart and Science: A Story of the Present Time

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Wildside Press, 2011 - Fiction - 540 pages
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William Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was an English novelist and playwright, best known for The Woman in White and The Moonstone. Heart and Science details arguments still valid today against "'the hateful secrets of Vivisection" received generally favorable reviews. Swinburne later called it "a childish and harmless onslaught on scientific research."

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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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