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The Woman in White

The Woman in White (Paperback)

The Woman in White (Paperback)

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1613821395

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9781613821398)

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Marian and her sister Laura live a quiet life under their uncle’s guardianship until Laura’s marriage to Sir Percival Glyde, who is a man of many secrets. Could he be connected to the strange appearances of a young woman dressed all in white? And what does his charismatic friend, Count Fosco—whose white pet mice enjoy running in and out of his waistcoat—have to do with it all? Marian and the girls’ drawing master, Walter, must turn detective in order to uncover the truth and ...

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The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins and is considered to be among the first and finest mystery novels of all times. Walter Hartright, a y.. More details The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins and is considered to be among the first and finest mystery novels of all times.
Walter Hartright, a young drawing master, traveling from Hampstead to London meets a mysterious woman (Anne Catherick) dressed in white, apparently in deep distress. He helps her on her way to London but later learns that she has escaped from an asylum. The next day he travels north to Limmeridge House, on a commission of being drawing master to residents of the house, previously gained by his devoted friend, an Italian language professor named Pesca.
The household comprises Mr. Frederick Fairlie, and Walter's students: Laura Fairlie, Mr. Fairlie's niece, and Marian Halcombe, her devoted half-sister. Hartright finds that Laura bears an astonishing resemblance to Anne Catherick. The mentally disadvantaged Anne had lived for a time in Cumberland as a child and was devoted to Laura's mother, who first dressed her in white.
Walter and Laura fall in love. Laura, however, has promised her father that she will marry Sir Percival Glyde, and Marian advises Walter to leave Limmeridge. Anne, after sending a letter to Laura warning her against Glyde, meets Hartright who is convinced that Glyde was responsible for shutting her in the asylum.
A fine mystery follows regarding the identities of Anne and Laura and how it is solved makes for a fine read. Undoubtedly one of the best mysteries I’ve ever read.
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