Category: The Woman in White

by Wilkie Collins. The best book you never heard of. You’ll have to look long and hard to find a stronger female character than Marian Halcombe—and to find a more interesting author.
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Collins—Episode Two hundred twenty–End of The Woman in White

Part of my new policy in trying to make the titles more useful on iPods and such things, the title is more descriptive than poetic—I’ll do that for starts and ends now. This week I knit some moccasin socks, see my niece, watch a video on How Art Made the World...

Collins—Episode Two hundred nineteen–SOS (Sleep odd, Still)

This week, FOSCO! Fosco’s narrative signals the penultimate chapter of The Woman in White! Amazon link is still there—not throwing the baby out with the bathwater (plus, you might need Kindle Books!) but still happy to be supporting http://media.blubrry.com/craftlit/p/media.libsyn.com/media/craftlit/craftlit_219_080411.mp3Podcast (libsyn): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:51 — 48.4MB)

Collins—Episode Two hundred eighteen–Where My Sleep At?

Today The Woman in White, Walter Hartright’s narrative, the story continued, sections v—vii. This week, I don’t sleep. But then, neither did Penny. Does misery love company? Yes. Yes it does. Too tired to be bummed about missing Sock Summit. Sleepless at home is better than sleepless in an hotel. ish....

Collins–217–Zeitgeist!

Woman in White, The Story Continued, Walter Hartright, sections i—iv! Once again, CraftLit leads the zeitgeist! Happened with Frankenstein, Flatland, and now Wilkie Collins (via the New Yorker). Austen again (too)! (who knew), thank you for your help with the tornado (give if you haven’t but can*), Uniquities fiber fair, make...

Collins—Episode Two hundred sixteen–Swotter Fan

Today Woman in White, Third Epoch, Walter Hartright’s eleventh section–with a guest appearance from Missus Catherick! Doofus del Fuego Lives this week on the app, next week on the show! I show up and sign books in Vienna, VA, July 23rd, 2011. Neville Lives! As does his Sweater! http://media.blubrry.com/craftlit/p/media.libsyn.com/media/craftlit/craftlit_216_071611.mp3Podcast (libsyn): Play...

Collins—Episode Two hundred fifteen–Fishy!

Today Woman in White, Third Epoch, Walter Hartright’s tenth section! No Doofus del Fuego this week, though! Maybe next. They’re nearly done. Fish hats (I’m late to the game, I know, but they’re awesome and easy!), easy small shawl, Xmas headbands, Tristan socks nearly done, WWMDfK? pix now up on Rav,...

Collins—Episode Two hundred fourteen–Shelving it

I have shelves! You have Walter Hartright reading the Third Epoch, sections viii-ix. If you can or want to help fellow listeners hit by a tornado in Mass, please send donations to Monson Tornado Fund c/o Monson Savings Bank 146 Main Street Monson, MA 01057 Easy A and Midnight in Paris,...

Collins—Episode Two hundred thirteen–Trafficking in Wool

Today, the Third Epoch (Walter’s narrative), sections v-vii of the Woman in White. Good to be back and start to feel “normal” ish. New and old friends surround me, as does humidity, heat, mosquitoes, and lightening bugs. Also lemonade and whiskey. What’s not to love? http://media.blubrry.com/craftlit/p/media.libsyn.com/media/craftlit/CraftLit_213_062511.mp3Podcast (libsyn): Play in new window...