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Author photo. Portrait of Wilkie Collins (1850). Paiting in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Portrait of Wilkie Collins (1850). Paiting in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Wilkie Collins (1824–1889)

Author of The Woman in White

Includes the names: Wilke Collins, W. Wilkie Collins, Wilkie Collins et al, William Wilkie Collins

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Wilkie Collins has 4 upcoming events.

May
1
Anne Perry
Anne Perry (The Woman In White, A Study In Scarlet, The Phantom of the Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Breach of Promise, A Christmas Beginning, A Christmas Grace, A Christmas Guest, A Christmas journey, A Christmas Promise, A Christmas Secret, A Christmas Visitor, A Dangerous Mourning, An Anne Perry Christmas, Angels in the Gloom)

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Blind Justice and A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Scotland and Los Angeles. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
30
Anne Perry
Burlingame Public Library, Wednesday, April 30 at 7pm
Anne Perry (The Woman In White, A Study In Scarlet, The Phantom of the Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Breach of Promise, A Christmas Beginning, A Christmas Grace, A Christmas Guest, A Christmas journey, A Christmas Promise, A Christmas Secret, A Christmas Visitor, A Dangerous Mourning, An Anne Perry Christmas, Angels in the Gloom)

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Blind Justice and A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Scotland and Los Angeles. (added from Random House)… (more)
May
10
Anne Perry
Irvine Marriott, Saturday, May 10 at 00am
Anne Perry (The Woman In White, A Study In Scarlet, The Phantom of the Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Breach of Promise, A Christmas Beginning, A Christmas Grace, A Christmas Guest, A Christmas journey, A Christmas Promise, A Christmas Secret, A Christmas Visitor, A Dangerous Mourning, An Anne Perry Christmas, Angels in the Gloom)

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Blind Justice and A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Scotland and Los Angeles. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
24
Anne Perry
Jean Cocteau Cinema, Thursday, April 24 at 7pm
Anne Perry (The Woman In White, A Study In Scarlet, The Phantom of the Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Breach of Promise, A Christmas Beginning, A Christmas Grace, A Christmas Guest, A Christmas journey, A Christmas Promise, A Christmas Secret, A Christmas Visitor, A Dangerous Mourning, An Anne Perry Christmas, Angels in the Gloom)

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Blind Justice and A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Scotland and Los Angeles. (added from Random House)… (more)

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Aug
7
David Stuart
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 0am

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Born in London in 1824, Collins grew up surrounded by art and artists. Today, people tend to know him mostly for his two most famous novels, The Woman in White (an originator of the Victorian sensation novel), or The Moonstone, often credited as the prototype of the modern detective story. But in his own day, his work was wildly popular, rivalling that of his friend Charles Dickens. Collins never married, but from 1858 lived on and off with two women, Caroline Graves and Martha Rudd, with whom he had 3 children.
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