Walter Hartright's mysterious midnight encounter with the woman in white draws him into a vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, & international intrigue. In this new edition, John Sutherland examines Collins's contribution to Victorian fiction, traces his practices as a creator of plot, & provides a chronology of the novel's complicated events.
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Fraud -- Fiction.
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.
Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- England -- History -- Fiction.
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction.
Young women -- England -- Fiction.