Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Monday, January 02, 2017
BBC Radio 4: The life of Wilkie Collins.
Vanity Fair cartoon of Wilkie
Collins by Adriano Cecioni, Feb. 1872
This week on BBC Radio 4 is Peter Ackroyd's examination of the life of Wilkie Collins, including his relationship with his artist father, his friendship with Charles Dickens, his unusual personal life, and his landmark mystery works The Woman in White and The Moonstone.