The Guilty River cover

The Guilty River

Wilkie Collins (1824-1889)

1. 01 - On the Way to the River
2. 02 - The River Introduces Us
3. 03 - He Shows Himself
4. 04 - He Explains Himself
5. 05 - He Betrays Himself
6. 06 - The Return of the Portfolio
7. 07 - The Best Society
8. 08 - The Deaf Lodger
9. 09 - Mrs. Roylake's Game: First Move
10. 10 - Warned!
11. 11 - Warned Again!
12. 12 - Warned for the Last Time!
13. 13 - The Claret Jug
14. 14 - Gloody Settles the Account
15. 15 - The Miller's Hospitality
16. 16 - Bribery and Corruption
17. 17 - Utter Failure
18. 18 - The Mistress of Trimley Deen

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Genres

Summary

After his father’s death Gerard Roylake returns from Germany to take up his inheritance at Trimley Deen. On one evening he meets his childhood friend, Cristel Toller. They fall in love, but there is a crux. A deaf man, called The Lodger is obsessed with Cristel. He invites Gerard to tea with evil intentions… and Gerard accepts the invitation.The book is written in the first person and tells the story from Gerard's point of view.

Reviews

Sherry Hoover

- Enjoyable listen!

Not disappointed with another Wilkie Collins story!