Basil (Oxford World's Classics)

Basil (Oxford World's Classics)

Wilkie Collins

In Basil's mystery and unconsummated marriage to the linen-draper's sexually precocious daughter, and the stunning betrayal, madness, and demise that persist with, Collins unearths the bustling, advertisement London of the 19th century wreaking its vengeance on a nonetheless robust aristocratic global.

modern reviewers vehemently disapproved of this particular therapy of adultery; or even this present day the passionate and lurid surroundings he creates nonetheless has the facility to disturb the reader.
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