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Literary The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

"'In one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop... There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth, stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white' The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter becomes embroiled in the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for whi...
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Book-Inspired Fashion: The Woman in White

The Woman in White via Amazon The horror genre often likes to hit too close to home, to tap into the audience's innermost fears of what could happen in everyday life. One novel that first tapped into that fear is the 1860 sensation novel The Woman in White, by English author Wilkie Collins.We've covered gothic novels in Book-Inspired fashion posts before, including works like Wuthering Heights and The Thirteenth Tale. But a sensation novel is a different animal. Though it shares many qualities...
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