Keywords: rogues and vagabonds -- fiction

A Rogue's Life

A Rogue's Life

Wilkie Collins

Year of publication: 2006

A ROGUES LIFE by Wilkie Collins INTRODUCTORY WORDS. The following pages were written more than twenty years since, and were then published periodically in Household Words. In the original form of publication the Rogue was very favorably received. Year after year, I delayed the republication, proposing, at the suggestion of my old friend, Mr. Charles Reade, to enlarge the present sketch of the heros adventures in Australia. But the opportunity of carrying out this project has proved to be one of ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Rogues and vagabonds -- Fiction