Wilkie Collins: A Literary Life draws on recently available business and personal correspondence to establish a fresh portrait of one of Victorian Britain's busiest authors. The book takes in Collins's toriously complicated private life as well as his work as a professional author in the changing world of Victorian publishing.
GRAHAM LAW is Professor in Media Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press (2000) and editor of the Wilkie Collins Society Journal. ANDREW MAUNDER is Lecturer in English at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is the author of Bram Stoker (2006) and the editor of the series Varieties of Women's Sensation Fiction (2005).