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Man and Wife (Oxford World's Classics)

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Man and Wife (1870) combines the fast pace and sensational plot structure of Collins's most famous novels with a biting attack on the inequitable marriage laws in Victorian Britain. At its centre is the plight of a woman who fears that the archaic marriage laws of Scotland and Ireland may have forced her into committing unintentional bigamy. As the novel progresses, the atmosphere grows increasingly sinister when the setting moves from a country house to a London suburb and a world of confinement, plotting, and murder.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192836960
Editor:
Page, Norman
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
Page, Norman
Author:
Page, Norman
Author:
null, Norman
Author:
null, Wilkie
Author:
Collins, Wilkie
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
England
Subject:
Married women
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
253 illus.
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
5 x 7.6 x 1.1 in 0.981 lb

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