8 edition of Lady Audley"s Secret found in the catalog.
December 5, 1999
by Wordsworth Editions
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||400|
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/5(K). Lady Audley's Secret audiobook by Mary Elizabeth Braddon () Mary Elizabeth Braddon's first novel, Lady Audley's Secret, .
Alicia Audley is the daughter of Sir Michael, the stepdaughter of Lady Audley, and the cousin and admirer of Robert is the opposite of Lady Audley in appearance, with dark, thick curls and a tan complexion. Though willful and spoiled, Alicia is generally well-liked by her family and those who meet her. Directed by Betsan Morris Evans. With Neve McIntosh, Juliette Caton, Melanie Clark Pullen, Kenneth Cranham. Wealthy estate owner sir Michael Audley willingly marries a gold-digger, his only daughter Alicia's governess Lucy née Gray. Sir Michael's dashing, in-living orphaned nephew Robert 'Bob' returns from an Australia gold rush adventure with his new 6/10(11).
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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/5(49). 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). 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.
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 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. Finding herself at the centre of an investigation into the disappearance of a local man, the beautiful yet mysterious Lady Audley must use all her deceit and cunning to prevent the truth being discovered.
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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. 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. 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. 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).
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Lady Audley is living the life of absolute luxury, married to a very wealthy man more than twice her years which seems to be.
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 have with 'hearing' rather than 'reading'.
The author in this Lady Audley’s Secret novel has done something similar and you will find this book as one of your favorites. One more reason for this book to be your favorite is the wonderful narration given by Olivia Poulet, who has truly justified the characters that she has played in the book with full conviction.
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. 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).
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 from her new husband and his. Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(18K).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 .