The Resource The woman in white, by Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)

The woman in white, by Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)

Label
The woman in white
Title
The woman in white
Statement of responsibility
by Wilkie Collins
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Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the greatest mystery thrillers ever written, Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White was a phenomenal bestseller in the 1860s, achieving even greater success than works by Charles Dickens. Full of surprise, intrigue, and suspense, this vastly entertaining novel continues to enthrall audiences today. The story begins with an eerie midnight encounter between artist Walter Hartright and a ghostly woman dressed all in white who seems desperate to share a dark secret. The next day Hartright, engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie and her half sister, tells his pupils about the strange events of the previous evening. Determined to learn all they can about the mysterious woman in white, the three soon find themselves drawn into a chilling vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, and international intrigue. Masterfully constructed, The Woman in White is dominated by two of the finest creations in all Victorian fiction-Marion Halcombe, dark, mannish, yet irresistibly fascinating, and Count Fosco, the sinister and flamboyant "Napoleon of Crime."
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1824-1889
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Collins, Wilkie
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Josephine Bailey and Simon Prebble
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  • Bailey, Josephine
  • Prebble, Simon
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  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Young women
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Apparitions
  • Fraud
  • England
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The woman in white, by Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10756507
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (25hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781400199426
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756507
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The woman in white, by Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756507
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (25hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400199426
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756507
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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