I n Wilkie Collins's 1868 mystery novel, The Moonstone , the otherwise respectable household steward Gabriel Betteredge finds himself gripped by a powerful — but, it seems, not altogether unpleasant — compulsion. Do you feel an uncomfortable ... The New Republic Online, 1 month ago
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My obsession with Wilkie Collins started, strangely, with The Moonstone. It's often credited with being the first "detective novel," but it isn't. It is considered a classic, but it's boring and poorly plotted. I read it to please my father, who had ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
Freud, like many Victorians had read the writers of his time like Dickens and Wilkie Collins and Conan Doyle who often published in serial form, leaving their readers hanging at suspenseful moments and lining up in the street to read the next ...Psychology Today, 1 month ago
Posted on Friday 3rd October 2014 Dr Caroline Radcliffe talks to Ideas Lab about her research on Willkie Collins plays, specifically the The Lighthouse, a play that Collins wrote and staged together with Charles Dickens. Although a ...University of Birmingham, 1 month ago
Today, Westminster City Council has unveiled a green plaque dedicated to novelist Wilkie Collins on the site where he was born in 1824. Cllr Robert Davis, deputy leader of Westminster City Council, was joined by Faith Clarke, granddaughter of ...Westminster City Council, 2 months ago
Clutha anniversary: Scotland's police and firefighters to face off in charity ice hockey match in memory of victims
SCOTLAND'S police officers will take on firefighters as part of a charity ice hockey match to mark the first anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash in Glasgow . The helicopter crashed onto the the Clutha bar on November 29 2013, claiming the ...Scotland Now, 1 day ago Charity match for Clutha anniversary BBC, 1 day ago Firefighters to play police in Clutha crash charity hockey match STV.tv, 1 day ago
AGROCHEMICALS giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $US1 billion ($A1.08 billion) cost-cutting program to boost earnings. THE Basel, Switzerland-based manufacturer, which is one of the world's largest ...Tasmania Mercury, 2 days ago
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Nothing satisfies as much on a chilly night as a good, old-fashioned ghost story - and when the chills along one's spine match those outside the theatre, it's fairly certain that the production has accomplished its shuddery goals. Moreover, New Moon ...Broadway World, 2 weeks ago New Moon Shines With WOMAN IN BLACK Broadway World, 2 weeks ago
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