Wilkie Collins was an English writer, a founder of the “sensational” novel that divided to adventure and detective genre. He was an admitted master of intrigue and exciting plot with a comprehensive description of the character’s psychology. In his novels Wilkie kept up the gothic way of narration: incredible twists and fatal circumstances. Just this linking of different genres: romantic, detective, mystic – has become Collins’ half the battle. His most popular works were “The Woman in White” and “The Moonstone”.
“The Law and the Lady” tells us a story of Valeria Brinton who married Eustace Woodville. During their honeymoon Valeria started to suspect her husband in hiding something from her and that tempted her to come back home to London and start her investigation. A small amount of time later she found out that Eustace was not her husband’s real name and that in the past he murdered her wife.
What happened next? Read “The Law and the Lady” and find out yourself.