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Jezebel's Daughter

Wilkie Collins (1824-1889)

1. 00 - Introduction
2. 01 - Part 1, Chapter 1
3. 02 - Part 1, Chapter 2
4. 03 - Part 1, Chapter 3
5. 04 - Part 1, Chapter 4
6. 05 - Part 1, Chapter 5
7. 06 - Part 1, Chapter 6
8. 07 - Part 1, Chapter 7
9. 08 - Part 1, Chapter 8
10. 09 - Part 1, Chapter 9
11. 10 - Part 1, Chapter 10
12. 11 - Part 1, Chapter 11
13. 12 - Part 1, Chapter 12
14. 13 - Part 1, Chapter 13
15. 14 - Part 1, Chapter 14
16. 15 - Part 1, Chapter 15
17. 16 - Part 1, Chapter 16
18. 17 - Part 1, Chapter 17
19. 18 - Part 1, Chapter 18
20. 19 - Part 1, Chapter 19
21. 20 - Part 1, Chapter 20
22. 21 - Part 1, Chapter 21
23. 22 - Part 1, Chapter 22
24. 23 - Part 1, Chapter 23
25. 24 - Part 1, Chapter 24
26. 25 - Part 1, Chapter 25
27. 26 - Between the Parts
28. 27 - Part 2, Chapter 1
29. 28 - Part 2, Chapter 2
30. 29 - Part 2, Chapter 3
31. 30 - Part 2, Chapter 4
32. 31 - Part 2, Chapter 5
33. 32 - Part 2, Chapter 6
34. 33 - Part 2, Chapter 7
35. 34 - Part 2, Chapter 8
36. 35 - Part 2, Chapter 9
37. 36 - Part 2, Chapter 10
38. 37 - Part 2, Chapter 11
39. 38 - Part 2, Chapter 12
40. 39 - Part 2, Chapter 13
41. 40 - Part 2, Chapter 14
42. 41 - Part 2, Chapter 15
43. 42 - Part 2, Chapter 16
44. 43 - Part 2, Chapter 17
45. 44 - Part 2, Chapter 18
46. 45 - Part 2, Chapter 19
47. 46 - Postscript

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Summary

A brilliant chemist and a shrewd businessman — die on the same day. The widow of the chemist, Mrs. Fontaine, is left with the poisons he was researching , while Mrs. Wagner is left with her husband's mental health institution reforms and his plans for hiring women along with men in his firm's offices. Mrs. Wagner believes in treating madmen gently, and requests for the funny little man Jack Straw to be released from the madhouse. At the same time, her nephew David Glenney is sent to the Frankfurt office, where he works with Mr Engelmann and Mr Keller. The Keller sun, Fritz, has fallen in love with Minna Fontaine, but the prospect of marriage is not being approved of by his father because Madame Fontaine is said to be in debt after her husband's death.

Reviews

Melanie

- Master storyteller

Unusual and gripping tale by a superb and ingenious writer.