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The Dead Secret

A Novel

by Wilkie Collins

  • 35 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

  • Classics,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11929315M
    ISBN 101432500961
    ISBN 109781432500962

    _The Dead Secret_ begins with the death bed confession of Mrs Treverton that will take her family by storm. The maid, Sarah Leeson, against the dying wish of Mrs Treverton, hides the letter, and thus the disaster is delayed but not averted. Rosamond, her daughter, who is married to a blind man, gives birth prematurely and is doomed to be the worst hit by the dying 4/5(1). "The Dead" is the final short story in the collection Dubliners by James other stories in the collection are shorter, whereas at 15, words, "The Dead" is almost long enough to be described as a story deals with themes of love and loss as well as raising questions about the nature of the Irish : James Joyce.

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    The file above, which appears at on the Internet at Sacred-Texts for the first time is a faithful e-text of the edition of the E.A. Wallace Budge translation of the Egyptian Book of the Dead. In November of I inventoried my library and found that I was missing Budge's Book of the Dead. Check out this great listen on From the Levant to London's society salons to the canals of Venice, famed poet Lord Byron embarks on a life of adventure as the world's most notable vampire, following a dark trail of long-hidden secrets, ancient black arts, and the depths of .

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The Dead Secret does not fall far short though, and as well as the excellent plot and characters, this novel gives another great insight into Victorian Britain. Read more One person found this helpful4/5(). Like Basil, The Dead Secret seems an anticipation of the Victorian genre of the sensation novel, channelling the mystery and darkness of the Gothic novel, but within a realist, contemporary setting, and using melodrama as a means of dramatizing social issues/5.

THE DEAD SECRET 'The secret between us will remain a Dead Secret to the end of the world!' [Plot Summary] [Publishing History] Smith, Elder yellowback.

The first full length novel by Collins specifically written for serialisation. Dedicated to Edward Pigott. The Secret Dead book. Read 85 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A short story featuring Giordano Bruno: heretic, philosopher and sp 4/5. The Dead Secret The secret of the title is the parentage of the heroine, Rosamund Treverton, who has been passed off as the daughter of the wealthy former actress Mrs.

Treverton of Porthgenna Tower, but is in fact the illegitimate child of her servant Sarah Leeson by a local miner.4/5(2). The Dead Secret The secret of the title is the parentage The Dead Secret book the heroine, Rosamund Treverton, who has been passed off as the daughter of the wealthy former actress Mrs.

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The Dead Secret: A Novel Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Subject: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction Subject: Gothic fiction Subject: Illegitimate children -- Fiction Subject: Cornwall (England: County) -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

The Book of the Dead was Egyptians' inside guide to the underworld For centuries, it was assumed the writings found in Egyptian tombs were passages from ancient scripture. Wilkie Collins's fifth novel, The Dead Secret explores the relationship between a fallen woman, her illegitimate daughter and the recovery of a hidden secret.

Set in rugged Cornwall, the novel blends romance with Gothic drama, and in characterization and setting, clearly anticipates the qualities of Collins's next novel, The Woman in White. Modern readers, who will have no trouble figuring out the dead secret long before the characters do, are more likely to be engaged by the Dickensian minor characters, the hints of long-dormant intrigue, the heavy-breathing melodrama Collins would bring to perfection only three years later in The Woman in White, and, almost as an afterthought.

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In this family, it's a fact of life that pets die. They get the flu, or rabbies, or get laminated to the road. But most of all, really, they die of the family.

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The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene. Complete ancient text and explanatory material. Part of a vast collection of materials dealing with Gnosis and Gnosticism, both ancient and modern.

The site includes the Gnostic Library, with the complete Nag Hammadi Library and a large collection of other primary Gnostic scriptures and documents. The Book of Secrets but they did not know the secret of the way things are nor did they understand the things of old and they did not know what would come upon them, so they did not rescue themselves without the secret of the way things are.

The Dead Sea Scroll Collection at The Gnostic Society Library | Introduction | Texts. The Dead Secret. By: Wilkie Collins () "Everything in life has a price.

May be, telling a Secret has the highest. chp. I don't know why, but some readers make audio books very difficult to listen to. If the person is not a native speaker and/or speaks the Kings English with a heavy accent I don't think they should record in. THE BOOK OF GOING FORTH BY DAY (egyptian book of the dead) could be described as the book that fortold of future events to the past.

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