Tag Archives: sensation fiction

Armadale by Wilkie Collins

Every Friday, in Brushing off the Dust, I revisit one of the many older book reviews written before I founded this blog. Here, I try to prioritise those titles that have really stayed with with me, or which have shaped … Continue reading

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My Lady’s Money by Wilkie Collins

First Published: 1877 in the Illustrated London News My copy: Free download on Kindle Memorable quote: “Suspect, in this case, the very last person on whom suspicion could possibly fall.’ Thoughts: One of my ongoing goals is to read the … Continue reading

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The Whore’s Asylum by Katy Darby

First Published: 2012 by Penguin My copy: Bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “I have often considered that the attraction of any prison for idle visitors must be one with that of the bedlam and the graveyard; the fortunate fact that, … Continue reading

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