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Audiobooks by Wilkie Collins

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The Woman in White (Unabridged) Audiobook

The Woman in White (Unabridged)

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: Brian Morris Release Date: July 2020

This riveting tale of mistaken identities, surprise revelations, locked rooms, and an unorthodox villain has enthralled readers since first published more than 140 years ago.

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A House to Let Audiobook

A House to Let

'A House to Let' is a short story by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Anne Procter. It was originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens' Household Words magazine. Collins wrote the introduction and collaborated with Dickens on the second story and ending, while Gaskell and Proctor wrote the remainder. When elderly Sophonisba moves to London for a change of tone, she notices something unusual about the supposedly unoccupied house to let across the street. She entreaties her friends and confidants to investigate the matter, and they return with a collection of tales of previous occupants, but what exactly is the secret of the mysterious house to let? Narrated by Michael Ward

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No Name Audiobook

No Name

Magdalen and Norah Vanstone have known only comfort and affluence for their entire lives. Orphaned suddenly following the unexpected deaths of their parents, the illegitimate sisters find themselves flung into the other extreme of living: their father had neglected to amend his will following their parents' recent marriage, leaving them with nothing, and their bitter, estranged uncle, the legal inheritor of the family fortune, mercilessly refuses them support. They have no money, no rights and no name. Norah, the elder of the two, looks for work as a governess and accepts her fate. Fiery and headstrong Magdalen, however, does not. She vows revenge and schemes a series of traps to recover the fortune, no matter the cost...

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The Haunted House at Latchford & The Haunted Hotel Audiobook

The Haunted House at Latchford & The Haunted Hotel

Author: J. H. Riddell, Wilkie Collins Narrator: Gabrielle De Cuir, Stefan Rudnicki Release Date: April 2020

Two tales from the golden age of supernatural fiction The Haunted House at Latchford by Mrs. J. H. Riddell Mrs. J. H. Riddell excelled at blending the realistic and supernatural elements in her stories. In Essex she found the right dreary setting for The Haunted House at Latchford, “where beyond the fated house and ruined garden lay the belt of pine trees and the lake of the dismal swamp, which had furnished Crow Hall with no less than two tragedies.” The Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins Like Edgar Allan Poe before him and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle after, Wilkie Collins shifted easily from rational domains to the “superrational.” The Haunted Hotel exhibits the same relentless pace and narrative power, the same attention to plot and backdrop detail that distinguish The Moonstone and The Woman in White, along with the obsession with destiny and the willful struggle against it. Collins’s much-loved Venice provides the scenery and fatal beauty, the grim waterways and palaces the author will haunt with mysterious women, grotesques, and bloody conspiracies.

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Armadale Audiobook

Armadale

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: David Rintoul, John Sackville, Lucy Scott, Nicholas Boulton, Rachel Atkins Release Date: February 2020

Two young men linked by a familial murder mystery, a beautiful yet wicked governess who spins a web of deceit, and five individuals named Allan Armadale: Wilkie Collins’s follow-up to The Woman in White and No Name is an innovative take on mistaken identity, the nature of evil and the dark underbelly of Victorian England. The story concerns two distant cousins, both named Allan Armadale, and the impact of a family tragedy, which makes one of them a target of the murderous Lydia Gwilt, a vicious and malevolent charmer determined to get her hands on the Armadale fortune. Will the real Allan Armadale be revealed, and will he survive the plot against his life?

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A Terribly Strange Bed Audiobook

A Terribly Strange Bed

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

Wilkie Collins was born on January 8th, 1824 at 11, New Cavendish Street in Marylebone, London. A novelist, playwright and author of short stories, William Wilkie Collins was a hugely popular and influential figure in Victorian literature, and this was further enhanced by his charm and flamboyant lifestyle. He was a friend of Charles Dickens and eventually they collaborated on several projects and magazines. His own vast talents outshone most other literary figures of the day and he is credited with the introduction of the modern detective story with his work ‘The Woman in White’. Other notable achievements were ‘The Moonstone’, ‘All Year Round’ and ‘Amadale’. In all Wilkie Collins wrote some 30 novels, 14 plays, over 60 short stories and at least 100 non-fiction essays. He died from a paralytic stroke on September 23rd, 1889, at 82 Wimpole Street, and was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery in West London.

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The Dead Hand Audiobook

The Dead Hand

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

Wilkie Collins was born on January 8th, 1824 at 11, New Cavendish Street in Marylebone, London. A novelist, playwright and author of short stories, William Wilkie Collins was a hugely popular and influential figure in Victorian literature, and this was further enhanced by his charm and flamboyant lifestyle. He was a friend of Charles Dickens and eventually they collaborated on several projects and magazines. His own vast talents outshone most other literary figures of the day and he is credited with the introduction of the modern detective story with his work ‘The Woman in White’. Other notable achievements were ‘The Moonstone’, ‘All Year Round’ and ‘Amadale’. In all Wilkie Collins wrote some 30 novels, 14 plays, over 60 short stories and at least 100 non-fiction essays. He died from a paralytic stroke on September 23rd, 1889, at 82 Wimpole Street, and was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery in West London.

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A Body of Horrific Evidence - A Short Story Collection Audiobook

A Body of Horrific Evidence - A Short Story Collection

Author: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, Wilkie Collins Narrator: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

The human form is familiar to all of us. We like limbs connected to bodies. Writers of the dark and macabre are not too concerned if that remains the case. Indeed limbs, or rather pieces of the body, sometimes are best written about when not connected. It’s one of our greatest fears. It quite rightly riddles us with a very unsettling feeling. So why then do we turn the page? We’re about to find out.

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The Weird Circle: Mad Monkton Audiobook

The Weird Circle: Mad Monkton

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: November 2019

An excellent ghost story; ancient prophesy and the unburied dead.

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The Haunted Hotel Audiobook

The Haunted Hotel

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: Jonathan Keeble Release Date: October 2019

When Lord Montbarry dies suddenly in his Venice palace, and his courier goes missing, suspicion is instantly thrown on his new wife, the beautiful Countess Narona, who has collected his life insurance and fled to America. Montbarry's former fiance? Agnes, still harbouring feelings for him, and Henry Westwick, Montbarry's younger brother, decide to investigate this tragedy and head for the palace, now a hotel. Not long after their arrival they experience strange and unsettling occurrences, and the circumstances of Montbarry's death begin to unravel...

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The Woman in White Audiobook

The Woman in White

Author: Wilkie Collins Narrator: Tim Mcinnerny Release Date: September 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by acclaimed British actor Tim McInnerny, known for his many roles on stage and screen including in Notting Hill and Blackadder. This definitive edition includes an introduction by Matthew Sweet. 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 is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for white mice, vanilla bonbons and poison. Pursuing questions of identity and insanity along the paths and corridors of English country houses and the madhouse, The Woman in White is the first and most influential of the Victorian genre that combined Gothic horror with psychological realism.

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The Moonstone: Penguin Classics Audiobook

The Moonstone: Penguin Classics

Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Jessie Buckley, Richard Cordery, Julian Wadham, David Sturzaker, Hugh Fraser, Bruce Alexander, Oscar Batterham, Matthew Spencer, James MacCallum, Stewart Clarke and Jot Davies. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Sandra Kemp. The Moonstone, a priceless yellow diamond, is looted from an Indian temple and maliciously bequeathed to Rachel Verinder. On her eighteenth birthday, her friend and suitor Franklin Blake brings the gift to her. That very night, it is stolen again. No one is above suspicion, as the idiosyncratic Sergeant Cuff and the Franklin piece together a puzzling series of events as mystifying as an opium dream and as deceptive as the nearby Shivering Sand. T. S. Eliot famously described THE MOONSTONE as 'the first, the longest and the best of modern English detective novels', but, as Sandra Kemp discusses in her introduction, it offers many other facets, which reveal Collins's sensibilities as untypical of his era. (c) 1868, Wilkie Collins (P) 2019 Penguin Audio

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