No Name

Product Number: EB00675613
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609774899
Publisher: Start Classics
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Description

Magdalen Vanstone and her sister Norah learn the true meaning of social stigma in Victorian England only after the traumatic discovery that their dearly loved parents, whose sudden deaths have left them orphans, were not married at the time of their birth. Disinherited by law and brutally ousted from Combe-Raven, the idyllic country estate which has been their peaceful home since childhood, the two young women are left to fend for themselves. While the submissive Norah follows a path of duty and hardship as a governess, her high-spirited and rebellious younger sister has made other decisions. Determined to regain her rightful inheritance at any cost, Magdalen uses her unconventional beauty and dramatic talent in recklessly pursuing her revenge. Aided by the audacious swindler Captain Wragge, she braves a series of trials leading up to the climactic test: can she trade herself in marriage to the man she loathes? Written in the early 1860s, between The Woman in White and The Moonstone, No Name was rejected as immoral by critics of its time, but is today regarded as a novel of outstanding social insight, showing Collins at the height of his powers.

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Author(s): Wilkie Collins
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: Mar 21, 2014

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Author(s): Wilkie Collins
Product Number EB00589486
Released: Dec 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781443441001
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Author(s): Wilkie Collins
Product Number EB00620581
Released: Aug 25, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504021166

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