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A Fair Penitent

A Fair Penitent

Wilkie Collins

Year of publication: 1999

A FAIR PENITENT By Wilkie Collins Charles Pineau Duclos was a French writer of biographies and novels, who lived and worked during the first half of the eighteenth century. He prospered sufficiently well, as a literary man, to be made secretary to the French Academy, and to be allowed to succeed Voltaire in the office of historiographer of France. He has left behind him, in his own country, the reputation of a lively writer of the second class, who addressed the public of his day with fair ...

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