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No Name

No Name is another one of my favorite Wilkie Collins’ novels. Family name and impersonation are just a couple of themes in this book that mirror… 202 more words

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Armadale

Armadale is one of my top three favorite Wilkie Collins’ books to date, the other two being The Woman in White and No Name. On a scale of 1 to 10, I rate all of these books with a solid 9, if not close to the most perfect books that capture the imagination. 211 more words

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The Sound and The Fury

Of the three William Faulkner novels that I’ve read, The Sound and The Fury was the most difficult one for me to read. Using Faulkner’s… 332 more words

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The Guilty River

When I received The Guilty River in the mail from Amazon, I have to say I was a little disappointed with the size, expecting all of Wilkie Collins’ novels to be the size of a novel and not a pamphlet. 234 more words

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Light in August

Light in August by William Faulkner is my favorite Faulkner novel of the 3 that I own. It’s a much easier read and the characters were somewhat less frustrating for me to understand than… 192 more words

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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner was a difficult read for me, although it’s considered one of the best novels of the 20th century. In some places this book reminds me of Hemingway’s… 471 more words

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The Moonstone

Collins tells us himself in the final lines of the Preface that the Moonstone diamond is founded on the stories of two royal diamonds, the Orlov in the Russian sceptre and the Koh-i-noor, a sacred diamond of India which is supposed to cause “certain misfortune to the persons who should divert it from its ancient uses.” 280 more words

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