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Dramatic,
Confusing,
Slow

5 reviews

The Woman in White (Giant Thrifts)
by Wilkie Collins

Published: 2005-04-15
Paperback : 528 pages
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A scheming nobleman, a beautiful heiress, and, of course, a mysterious woman in white confined to an asylum for the insane are just a few of the unforgettable characters in this marvelous tale of mistaken identities, locked rooms, and surprise revelations. Widely regarded as the finest ...
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A scheming nobleman, a beautiful heiress, and, of course, a mysterious woman in white confined to an asylum for the insane are just a few of the unforgettable characters in this marvelous tale of mistaken identities, locked rooms, and surprise revelations. Widely regarded as the finest work of Wilkie Collins.

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A White Dinner
by phesselbart (see profile) 01/24/16
We chose all white foods for our celebration of The Woman in White. From white cheddar cheese, popcorn and a white martini before, to white chicken chili and white chocolate mousse after! We had a great time and a lively discussion.

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  "The Original Mystery/Thriller!"by phesselbart (see profile) 01/24/16

Our club really enjoyed this read! It is quite long, but once you got used to the pace and language, it was a fantastic story. Great characters with secrets that kept you guessing until the end. Some of... (read more)

 
by lisurb62 (see profile) 02/04/15

 
  "The Woman in White"by erwinrdh (see profile) 01/27/15

Would not reccommend this book to anyone.j

 
  "The Woman in White"by dkrach (see profile) 01/27/15

Almost no one in the book club could finish this book. The language is overwrought, overly descriptive, just plain overdone. Most members believed there was a good mystery in there, but just too difficult... (read more)

 
by nancytluckey (see profile) 11/21/14

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