Horror lies waiting.
A sinister Countess is driven mad by a dark secret. An innocent woman is made the instrument of retribution. A murdered man's fury reaches beyond the grave.
When Countess Narona marries Agnes Lockwood's fiancé and takes him to live in a rundown Venetian palace, strange things start happening, a servant mysteriously vanishes and the husband dies a recluse. But the dead won't rest. When the palace is transformed into a hotel the two women are drawn to its chambers, where a force stronger than death is waiting to wreak its vengeance ...
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Wilkie Collins was born in London in 1824. Collins is best remembered for his novels, particularly The Woman in White (1860) and The Moonstone (1868), which T. S. Eliot called 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. His later, and at the time rather sensational, novels include The New Magdalen (1873) and The Law and The Lady (1875). Collins died in 1889.
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Book Description Penguin Classics/Press, 2008. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014103873X
Book Description Penguin Classics, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX014103873X