Hide and Seek
Read by Nicholas Boulton
Appearing in 1854, Hide and Seek was Wilkie Collins’s third published novel. At the centre of the plot is the mystery surrounding a deaf and dumb girl known as Madonna, whom the painter Valentine Blyth rescues from her life as a circus performer. But it is only when Blyth’s friend Zack Thorpe rebels against his disciplinarian father and falls into bad company that the secret of Madonna is revealed.
Combining charm and excitement, Hide and Seek is presented in two halves: the first is leisurely and discursive while the second picks up the pace, foreshadowing Collins’s later sensational fiction.
Hide and Seek is persuasively delivered by Nicholas Boulton, who has read several of Collins’s novels, including No Name, Armadale, The Dead Secret and Man and Wife.
Running Time: 15 h 51 m
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Digital ISBN: 978-1-78198-396-6 Cat. no.: NA0532 Produced by: John Foley Edited by: Timothy Brown BISAC: FIC004000 BIC: FC Released: March 22
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