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William Wilkie Collins (8 January 182423 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and writer of short stories. He was hugely popular in his time, and wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name.

Bibliography

  • Iolani, or Tahiti as it was. A Romance (written 1844; published 1999)
  • Memoirs of the Life of William Collins, Esq., R.A. (1848)
  • Antonina (1850)
  • Rambles Beyond Railways, or, Notes in Cornwall taken a-foot (with illustrations by Henry C. Brandling; 1851)
  • Basil (1852)
  • "Mr Wray's Cash Box" (1852)
  • Hide and Seek (1854)
  • "The Ostler" (1855)
  • After the Dark (1856)
  • The Dead Secret (1857)
  • A Rogue's Life (1857/1879)
  • The Frozen Deep (1857), a play co-written with Charles Dickens
  • "A Terribly Strange Bed" (1858)
  • "A House to Let" (1858), a short story co-written with Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Anne Procter
  • "The Haunted House" a short story co-written with Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Adelaide Anne Proctor, George Sala and Hesba Stretton
  • The Queen of Hearts (1859)
  • The Woman in White (1860)
  • No Name (1862)
  • My Miscellanies (1863)
  • Armadale (1866)
  • No Thoroughfare (1867), a story and play co-written with Charles Dickens
  • The Moonstone (1868)
  • Man and Wife (1870)
  • Poor Miss Finch (1872), dedicated to Frances Minto Elliot
  • Miss or Mrs? (1873)
  • The New Magdalen (1873)
  • The Frozen Deep and Other Stories (1874)
    • "The Frozen Deep"
    • "Dream Woman"
    • "John Jago's Ghost; or The Dead Alive"
  • The Law and the Lady (1875)
  • The Two Destinies (1876)
  • The Haunted Hotel (1878)
  • The Fallen Leaves (1879)
  • My Lady's Money (1879)
  • Jezebel's Daughter (1880)
  • "Who Killed Zebedee?" (1881)
  • The Black Robe (1881)
  • Heart and Science (1883)
  • I Say No (1884)
  • The Ghost's Touch and Other Stories (1885)
  • The Evil Genius (1886)
  • The Guilty River (1886)
  • Little Novels (1887)
  • The Legacy of Cain (1889)
  • Blind Love (1890 – unfinished, completed by Walter Besant)




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