Wilkie Collins


Wilkie Collins
noun
English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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Wilkie Collins [Wilkie Collins]
(1824–89) an English writer of novels. His most famous novels are The Woman in White (1860) and ↑Moonstone (1868), which is regarded as the first real ↑detective novel in English.

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