QUOTE: How to choose a wife – Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. He is best known for two books – The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868). I recommend them both. Followed by No Name (1862) and Armadale (1866), if you have the appetite. Talking of appetite, that is the topic of the quote that I am introducing here. It is … Continue reading QUOTE: How to choose a wife – Wilkie Collins

QUOTE: The importance of breakfast/tea

I am currently reading The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins. A writer of thumping good reads. I don’t expect Great Literature from him, but I do expect to thoroughly enjoy myself between the pages. I also expect many references to food, drink and meals, like the one above. And here is a quote from The Woman in White (his favourite self-penned book). Who doesn’t enjoy food … Continue reading QUOTE: The importance of breakfast/tea