William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White, No Name, Armadale and The Moonstone. The last is considered the first modern English detective novel.
The first publication of Wilkie Collins’s script for the Olympic production of the thrilling three-act drama, The Red Vial. A complete, annotated transcript of the play, a scholarly introduction and contemporary illustrations and reviews.
This is the first printed, English edition of The Lighthouse. The volume transcribes the version licensed for the Olympic Theatre in 1857 which includes the ‘Prologue’ and the ‘Song of the Wreck’ contributed by Dickens.