Publisher description for Poor Miss Finch / Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction and notes by Catherine Peters.
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Wilkie Collins's intriguing story about a blind girl, Lucilla Finch, and the identical twins who both fall in love with her, has the exciting complications of his better-known novels but it also overturns conventional expectations. Using a background of myth and fairy-tale to expand the
boundaries of nineteenth-century realist fiction, Collins gives one of the best accounts in fiction of blindness and its implications.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sibling rivalry -- Fiction.
Blind women -- Fiction.
Brothers -- Fiction.
Twins -- Fiction.