The Haunted Hotel: Annotated Edition (Paperback)

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Description


The Haunted Hotel is a disturbing novella set in Venice which cleverly combines detective and ghost story genre. This edition is based on the most authoritative text and contains notes and extra material for students.

An enigmatic countess is tormented by a dark secret. An English aristocrat, Lord Montbarry, falls ill and dies in a decaying Venetian palazzo. An Italian servant disappears, and his wife receives a note containing one thousand pounds.

With the palazzo now transformed into a luxury hotel, and the late Lord Montbarry's family in residence, these strands begin to come together, yet strange and macabre events are occurring, and the dead seem unable to rest.

About the Author


Wilkie Collins was born in 1824. A close friend and contemporary of Charles Dickens, Collins became one of the best known of Victorian fiction writers. He wrote 25 novels, 50 short stories, 15 plays, and over 100 non-fiction pieces. His work showed the beginnings of detective fiction and horror writing. He died on September 23, 1889.

Praise For…


“Wilkie Collins is the finest practitioner of the novel of sensation.” —The Daily Telegraph
Product Details
ISBN: 9781847498397
ISBN-10: 1847498396
Publisher: Alma Classics
Publication Date: January 24th, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English