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Antonina; or, The Fall of Rome epub

by William Wilkie Collins


Antonina; or, The Fall of Rome epub

ISBN: 1110003358

ISBN13: 978-1110003358

Author: William Wilkie Collins

Category: Other

Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: BiblioLife (April 10, 2009)

Pages: 316 pages

ePUB book: 1136 kb

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Rating: 4.9

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Home Wilkie Collins Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome. In preparing to compose a fiction founded on history, the writer ofthese pages thought it no necessary requisite of such a work that theprincipal characters appearing in it should be drawn from thehistorical personages of the period. On the contrary, he felt thatsome very weighty objections attached to this plan of composition.

William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868). Antonina, or The Fall of Rome (1850). The last has been called the first modern English detective novel. Born to the family of a painter, William Collins, in London, he grew up in Italy and France, learning French and Italian. He began work as a clerk for a tea merchant. After his first novel, Antonina, appeared in 1850, he met Charles Dickens, who became a close friend and mentor.

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Start by marking Antonina, or the Fall of Rome as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The Roman e Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was an early master of mystery and suspense, writing such classics as The Moonstone, The Woman in White, and Basil. A book of two halves - on the one side you have some great descriptive scenes and some relatively interesting characters but then on the other you have some of the most melodramatic and flowery writing I have ever read and a heroine whose sole purpose is to tremble, faint and sob (which she does at least once every page or so) which makes.

William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. He was very popular during the Victorian era and wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, 14 plays, and over 100 non-fiction pieces. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name. d. London: Westaway Books, 1948 (with an introd. by Ashley Rowe); London: A. Mott (with an introduction by J. C. Trewin; 1982).

All that was honourable or intellectual in his character had now completely ceded to all that was base and animal. Встречается в книгах (8) с 1850 по 1898.

Antonina: Or, The Fall of Rome. All that was honourable or intellectual in his character had now completely ceded to all that was base and animal.

By James Fraser, Es. Встречается в книгах (59) с 1841 по 1950.

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Antonia; or, the Fall of Rome. London: Richard Bentley, 1850. Octavo, late 19th century full blue calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, red morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
Old fashioned 19C vocabulary and style. Not for the modern reader.
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