The Haunted Hotel

The Haunted Hotel

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Classics & Modern Classics
Paperback Published on: 05/11/2015
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Synopsis

'Wilkie Collins is the finest practitioner of the novel of sensation... he took the elements gothic fiction relied upon - secret lives, lovers, villainy - and moved them into the suburbs... here the genre fused with the already established crime novel and took it in a new direction, more familiar and more frightening' - The Daily Telegraph

An eminent doctor is visited by a desperate woman with a question: am I evil, or insane?

When the letters from an Italian servant to his wife in London suddenly cease, she is convinced he has been murdered.

In the darkened bedroom of a mouldering palazzo by the Grand Canal, an English lord sickens and suddenly dies.

How are these little mysteries connected? Spend the night in Room 14 of Venice's finest hotel, and find out the truth - if you dare...

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781784871154
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 191g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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The Haunted Hotel
Genuinely intruiging mystery!
I really enjoyed this book - the mystery was not given away before the surprise was due, and the background of the characters intertwined nicely. Collins p... READ MORE
SmallWondersWitch
The Haunted Hotel
One of the best classic horror/mystery stories I've read
I'm definitely not a big classics reader but really want to ensure that I have read at least some! This is one of the much more readable classic stories wi... READ MORE
Analogue Holly