The Yellow Mask & Sister Rose. Volume 13
Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer
Sister Rose is Set against the background of the French Revolution and concerns Louis Trudaine; his sister, Rose, who contracts an unhappy marriage to the aristocratic Charles Danville; and Danville’s land-steward, Lomaque, who is indebted to Trudaine’s father
The Yellow Mask is a complete mystery novel
The secret of Wilkie Collins’s success is the combination of various genres: the writer-master of intrigue and fascinating plot skillfully combines melodrama, detective and a manners novel in his books, generously flavoring them elements of the Gothic novel
Trudaine fulfils a deathbed promise to his mother to protect Rose and arouses Danville’s animosity.