By Wilkie Collins
Whilst a tender aristocrat negotiates a mystery marriage to a seventeen-year-old lady, he assents to her father's situation that they now not reside jointly for the 1st 12 months. although, the results are tragic for all concerned while, the yr virtually up, Basil catches his bride in a compromising position.
A tale of affection in the beginning sight, Basil used to be the second one novel from Victorian writer Wilkie Collins, best-known for the lady in White. A 1998 movie edition starred Academy Award-winner Jared Leto as Basil and Claire Forlani (Meet Joe Black) as his younger wife.
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