The Evil Genius
by Wilkie Collins
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2008
The Evil Genius is the story of divorce and remarriage, unfaithfulness, and, above all, children battered helplessly on the storms of their parents' passions. Collins' boldness in drawing sympathetic portraits of both the wife and 'the other woman' is astonishingly modern.
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