Review: Poor Miss Finch, Wilkie Collins (1871-2)

Review: Poor Miss Finch, Wilkie Collins (1871-2)

Illustration from Poor Miss FinchWriting in the 1880s, John Ruskin was dismissive about the merits of Collins’s Poor Miss Finch, summarising its plot as evidence of its ridiculousness: ‘the heroine is blind, the hero epileptic, and the obnoxious...

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