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  1. Victorian sensation fiction is having something of a critical moment, and it s not difficult to see why In addition to the cheap thrills that attracted nineteenth century readers intricate plots, with liberal doses of sex, violence, mystery, and intrigue , sensation novels have much to recommend them They are interesting in their genre eclecticism, mixing social realism with melodramatic and romance elements and they seem often to use this literary no man s land to explore aspects of Victo Victorian sensation fiction is having something of a critical moment, and it s not difficult to see why In addition to the cheap thrills that attracted nineteenth century readers intricate plots, with liberal doses of sex, violence, mystery, and intrigue , sensation novels have much to recommend them They are interesting in their genre eclecticism, mixing social realism with melodramatic and romance elements and they seem often to use this literary no man...

  2. I ve been meaning to readfrom Wilkie Collins, having loved his two most famous novels Jezebel s Daughter only came to my notice when it was published by Oxford Press last year Once , we are offered a sensational tale featuring a fascinating baddie in the character of Madame Fontaine, and as always the author portays her with redeeming features and with motivations that make sense Opposing this mistress of poisons, we have the righte...

  3. Coincidence looms large in Wilkie Collins s novel Jezebel s Daughter 1880 , making sure that chance discoveries of old and recent crimes will abound but when you read Collins, or any of his other Victorian sensational novel writing colleagues, you will simply have to accept that coincidences occur as in fact they do in our daily lives , often when the writer is at a loss as to how to link two characters or how to prepare the ground for an important revelation However, if Agatha Christie could get...

  4. Jezebel s Daughter is definitely not one of Wilkie s best works, but its is still thoroughly enjoyable.As a note to first time readers if you want the plot to remain a mystery DO NOT look up the infamous serial killer they mention I did, and it gave the whole thing away entirely.Regardless, I think you ll be able to figure out the resolution a bit sooner than Wilkie intended Jezebel may be one ...

  5. Ah, Wilkie Collins, a writer who can be counted on to put the sensation in sensational fiction Nefarious doings including lying, cheating, and stealing The theft of money from a locked desk, mysterious illnesses, deaths, and re...

  6. Fantastic sensationalism It s got the lot Lunatics, poison, murder, Bedlam, a Deadhouse A really well paced ride of a read.

  7. DNF 82 pages I just couldn t get into this Maybe I ll come back to it at a later date

  8. Definitely not Collins s best.

  9. I really enjoyed this This is by far my favorite by Collins, although The Woman in White is a close second

  10. Interesting, fun, and dramatic Liked the focus on women and their roles power, will to get what they want Classic Wilkie to have so much poison and madness