The Dead Hand and the Bride’s Chamber

The University of Tampa Press is pleased to publish two tales of the supernatural—“The Dead Hand” by Wilkie Collins and “The Bride’s Chamber” by Charles Dickens–as the fourth volume of Insistent Visions. The stories originally appeared as parts of The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Dickens and Collins (1857), a collaboration between two giants of nineteenth century literature, with the more famous of the two authors claiming the right to list his name first. The complete work is not often read today, but through Maria Bachman’s discerning presentation of this pair of intriguing stories—published together as stand-alone pieces for the first time here—we hope they will reach a new and wider audience.

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Dimensions 6 × 9 in


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