2 edition of Lady Audley"s Secret (Early Best Sellers) found in the catalog.
Lady Audley"s Secret (Early Best Sellers)
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
by Classic Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||384|
Lady Audley’s Secret () was one of the most widely read novels in the Victorian period. The novel exemplifies “sensation fiction” in featuring a beautiful criminal heroine, an amateur detective, blackmail, arson, violence, and plenty of suspenseful action. To its contemporary readers, it also offered the thrill of uncovering blackmail and criminal violence within the homes of the. Lady Audley’s Secret was Mary Elizabeth Braddon's most successful and well known novel. According to critic John Sutherland () it is "the most sensationally successful of all the sensation novels." The plot centers on "accidental bigamy" The beauty of the child-like Lady Audley would suggest that she has no secrets/5(4).
Although it is considered one of the finest examples of Victorian sensationalistic novels, the story is slow paced. A quarter of the way into the novel, most readers will have already guessed Lady Audley's Secret, nevertheless, the characters have to go through the process of discovering and proving the secret.3/5(5). How does the gothic help the novel of lady Audley’s secret Posted on Octo by morgan_fonseca Among the many genres of literature in Lady Audleys Secret, the gothic genre is the most distinguishable and most present of all, but how important are the gothic elements in .
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Lady Audley's Secret is a pretty entertaining sensation novel. The story is centred around Lady Audley who, surprise surprise, has a secret. Like most other sensation novels, Lady Audley's Secret combines melodrama with an investigation of sorts.
Robert Audley, the nephew of Sir Michael, is suspicious of his uncle's new wife, the beautiful and /5. Lady Audley's Secret was written shortly after Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White, the novel which defined the era of "sensation novels" mystery and suspense are piled on high).
After exhausting Wilkie Collins's collection of major works I hungered for something which would leave me again in page-turning heaven. So off I went to read /5(49).
About Lady Audley’s Secret. Graceful and lovely Lady Audley may not be all that she seems in this Victorian-era equivalent of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl—with an introduction by Flynn Berry, the Edgar Award–winning author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life Lady Audley is young, beautiful, and universally adored.
Lady Audley's Secret Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: England -- Fiction Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Domestic fiction Subject: Married women -- Fiction Subject: Bigamy -- Fiction audio books by Jane Austen.
Free download or read online Lady Audleys Secret pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this classics, mystery story are,/5. Posted by Sophie Baldock May 8, May 8, Posted in reviews Tags: blog post, book review, classic book, classic genre, feminist literature, Lady Audleys secret, literature, mary elizabeth bradden, personal, review post, sensation novel genre, Victorian novel Post navigation.
Lady Audley’s Secret Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Lady Audley’s Secret is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the : Mary Braddon. Lady Audley's Secret was first published in serial form, meaning it appeared in short installments at regular intervals rather than all at once.
This method of publishing, which was common in the Victorian period, suited works that were dramatic and suspenseful because readers would be motivated to anxiously await the next installment to see what would : Mary Braddon.
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41 rows Mary Elizabeth Braddon's first novel, Lady Audley's Secret, was one of the most popular. An introduction to a classic sensation novel. Lady Audley’s Secret was the most successful sensation novel published in the s, the decade that saw the high point of sensation book’s author, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, became famous – and notorious – as a result of the novel’s runaway success, and she would go on to have a very lucrative publishing career as a prolific.
A t the time of its publication inLady Audley's Secret scandalised the nation with its "accidental" bigamy and ferocious female social ambition. Drawing heavily on the case of real-life. I hadn't read Lady Audley's Secret but am required to read it for my MSt.
degree. Juliet Stevenson's narration is excellent and brings out all the nuances in this well-written novel.
I went out and bought the book immediately for the Introduction and footnotes - the only problem I. In addition, the book includes an up-to-date bibliography and a full chronology of Braddon's life and work.
Lady Audley's Secret was an immediate bestseller, and readers have enjoyed its thrilling plot ever since its first publication in This marvelous new edition introduces Braddon's portrait of her scheming heroine to a new generation 4/4(21).
Braddon published Lady Audley's Secret when she was o astonishing considering the virtuoso technique it displays. Even more amazing was the discovery of her own life story. By: Mary Elizabeth Braddon () Inspired by a true life story, Lady Audley's Secret is the story of a woman's overwhelming ambition and passion for social success.
When the first book came out inVictorian readers were shocked and outraged by its portrayal of aspects like bigamy, insanity, yearning for social status and the will to commit murder to achieve one's goals.5/5(27). In addition, the book includes an up-to-date bibliography and a full chronology of Braddon's life and work.
Lady Audley's Secret was an immediate bestseller, and readers have enjoyed its thrilling plot ever since its first publication in This marvelous new edition introduces Braddon's portrait of her scheming heroine to a new generation /5(36). Eventally, Robert and George visit while Lady Audley and Sir Michael are away, responding to a telegram Lady Audley received from her dying former employer, Mrs.
Vincent. In their absence, Alicia shows George and Robert a secret passageway into Lady Audley’s private quarters, where they view a portrait of the lady. Buy a cheap copy of Lady Audley's Secret book by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. This Victorian bestseller, along with Braddon's other famous novel, Aurora Floyd, established her as the main rival of the master of the sensational novel, Wilkie Free shipping over $/5(5).
Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s first novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, was one of the most popular English novels of its day. Published serially init tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley at the beginning of the novel, and who conceals a scandalous secret.
Lady Audley’s Secret is one of the most popular examples of sensation fiction, a genre of midth century British literature that covered “sensational” subjects, such as crime, and explored Victorian era social anxieties. Critics credit Wilkie Collins and his novel, The Woman in White, with creating the Lady Audley’s Secret, The Woman in White portrays a character—here a.Classed as a 'sensation novel', Lady Audley's Secret tells the story of Lady Audley, a protest against the usual passive 19th-century heroine.
Summarised by one literary critic in the following words: 'Braddon's bigamous heroine deserts her child, pushes husband number one down a well, thinks about poisoning husband number two and sets fire to.Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s first novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley and who conceals a scandalous secret from her new husband and his family.
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