Shockingly Fantastic Books is a weekly series by me, where I pick out one of my favourite books to write about. All of the books in this series can be found at the bottom of the post, and they will be struck out as I write about them.
The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
This book is immensely special and brilliant in many ways. It is thought of to be the ‘ultimate’ sensation novel (which started detective stories, such as Sherlocke Holmes). At the time of its publication it had Victorians waiting outside shops in their hundreds waiting to get the next installment (bit like Harry Potter these days, I suppose…) The reason for this is the suspense and mystery it created and it was one of the first to do so. Continue reading