The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

A captivating tale of mystery and suspense, "The Woman in White" follows the story of a young art teacher, Walter Hartright, who encounters a mysterious woman dressed in white on a moonlit road. The woman is revealed to be a mental asylum escapee, and as Hartright delves into her story, he uncovers a web of deceit, madness, and dangerous secrets involving a wealthy, titled family. The narrative explores themes of identity, insanity, and the abuse of power, with a complex plot filled with twists and turns.

The 144th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 1696

Since this book was first published in 1860, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 1696.0.

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