William Wilkie Collins


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Noun1.William Wilkie Collins - English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)William Wilkie Collins - English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)
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William Wilkie Collins, Memoirs of William Collins (London, 1848) 1: 41.
The story inspired William Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens; its influence can be traced though Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, the board game Cluedo and a thousand modern strands of detective fiction.
William Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone (1868; Oxford: Oxford Univ.