The Black Robe

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Adegi Graphics LLC, 2001 - 290 pages
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User Review  - wisewoman - LibraryThing

Not one of Wilkie Collins' better works. The characters are artificial and predictable, with the exception perhaps of the devious Father Benwell and to some extent Bernard Winterfield. Collins turns ... Read full review

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User Review  - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing

This was my second Collins book and I'm still trying to figure out why all the hype. This is the story of a very feeble minded (selfish in my opinion) man who has a nervous condition and is preyed ... Read full review

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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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