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Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins

William Wilkie Collins (January 8, 1824September 23, 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and writer of short stories. He was a pioneer in the writing of detective fiction.

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  • Men ruin themselves headlong for unworthy women.
    • Man and Wife (1870) [Oxford University Press, 1998, ISBN 0-192-83696-X], vol. II, ch. XLI: The Sacrifice of Herself (p. 385)

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