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Jezebel’s Daughter

Wilkie Collins

Publisher: Charles River Editors

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Summary

Wilkie Collins was a British author best known for his mystery novels.  Some of Collins’ classics include The Moonstone, Armadale, and No Name.  This edition of Jezebel’s Daughter includes a table of contents.

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