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Lady Audley/s Secret [EasyRead Edition]

by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

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Published by ReadHowYouWant.com .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9743103M
ISBN 101425055591
ISBN 109781425055592

  Lady Audley's Secret audiobook by Mary Elizabeth Braddon () Mary Elizabeth Braddon's first novel, Lady Audley's Secret, was one of the . A protest against the passive, insipid 19th-century heroine, Lady Audley was described by one critic of the time as "high-strung, full of passion, purpose, and movement." Her crime (the secret of the title) is shown to threaten the apparently respectable middle-class world of Victorian England.

The book, Lady Audley's Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon is a story written by a woman in Victorian England and published in - , about a woman who has a huge secret. Lady Audley is living the life of absolute luxury, married to a very wealthy man more than twice her years which seems to be. M. E. Braddon Mary Elizabeth Braddon (4 October – 4 February ) was an English popular novelist of the Victorian era. She is best known for her sensation novel Lady Audley's in London, Mary Elizabeth Braddon was privately educated.

  Lady Audley's Secret was an immediate bestseller, and readers have enjoyed its thrilling plot ever since its first publication in This marvelous new edition introduces Braddon's portrait of her scheming heroine to a new generation of readers. The book, Lady Audley's Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon is a story written by a woman in Victorian England and published in - , about a woman who has a huge secret. Lady Audley is living the life of absolute luxury, married to a very wealthy man more than twice her years which seems to be a small price to pay for her new position in.


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M.E. Braddon (Author) out of 5 stars 54 ratings. See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobooks, Unabridged. Free with your Audible trial/5(59). Lady Audley's Secret is a pretty entertaining sensation novel. The story is centred around Lady Audley who, surprise surprise, has a secret.

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The plot was summarised by literary critic Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Editions for Lady Audley's Secret: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Weathering critical scorn, Lady Audley's Secret () quickly established Mary Elizabeth Braddon as the leading light of Victorian 'sensation' fiction, sharing the honour only with Wilkie Collins.

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A t the time of its publication inLady Audley's Secret scandalised the nation with its "accidental" bigamy and ferocious female social ambition. Drawing heavily on the case of real-life. By: Mary Elizabeth Braddon () Inspired by a true life story, Lady Audley's Secret is the story of a woman's overwhelming ambition and passion for social success.

When the first book came out inVictorian readers were shocked and outraged by its portrayal of aspects like bigamy, insanity, yearning for social status and the will to commit murder to achieve one's goals.5/5(27).

Lady Audley's Secret was first published in serial form, meaning it appeared in short installments at regular intervals rather than all at once. This method of publishing, which was common in the Victorian period, suited works that were dramatic and suspenseful because readers would be motivated to anxiously await the next installment to see what would : Mary Braddon.

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In order to proof the theoretical background an analysis of the sensation novel Lady Audley's Secret () by Mary Elizabeth Braddon will be done. Lady Audley’s Secret Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Lady Audley’s Secret is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the : Mary Braddon.

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Lady Audley’s Secret () was one of the most widely read novels in the Victorian period. The novel exemplifies “sensation fiction” in featuring a beautiful criminal heroine, an amateur detective, blackmail, arson, violence, and plenty of suspenseful action.

To its contemporary readers, it also offered the thrill of uncovering blackmail and criminal violence within the. Lady Audley's Secret was an immediate bestseller, and readers have enjoyed its thrilling plot ever since its first publication in This marvelous new edition introduces Braddon's portrait of her scheming heroine to a new generation of readers/5(36).

Lady Audley’s Secret has been called "the most sensationally successful of all the sensational novels".The success of the book, along with Mary Elizabeth Braddon's other bestseller, Aurora Floyd, established the author as the main rival of the master of the sensational novel, Wilkie Collins.A protest against the passive, insipid 19th-century heroine, Lady Audley was described by one critic /5().

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Published serially init tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley at the beginning of the novel, and who conceals a .I have read that Collins and Ms. Braddon are known as the best authors of the genre and that Lady Audley's secret is regarded as a rival to The more - Alex - /5(K).“This edition of George Roberts’s version of Lady Audley’s Secret makes available for the first time the version performed at the St.

James’s Theatre. It comes with a useful introduction, comparative analysis of the play and the novel, and a cross-section of reviews, both of .