Person    | Male  Born 8/1/1824  Died 23/9/1889

Wilkie Collins

Categories: Literature

Writer of thriller novels such as The Woman in White, The Moonstone. Born 11 New Cavendish Street. A great friend of Charles Dickens, to the extent that they grew beards together. Died at home in 82 Wimpole Street. The map-tastic Londonist have plotted his life and his fiction on a map.

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Wilkie Collins

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Wilkie Collins

London County Council William Wilkie Collins, 1824 - 1889, novelist, lived h...

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Wine Office Court

The Rhymers' Club is not specifically mentioned on the plaque but Ye Olde Che...

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