The Dead Alive The Dead Alive is a novel written by Wilkie Collins based on the famous Boorn Brothers murder case. Recognised by most as an author of the first legal thriller novel Collins puts forward the story of the Boorn brothers who were wrongly imprisoned and sentenced to death for the murder of their brother-in-law who a year later turned up alive.
Canterbury Pieces Quote "Now however sceptical I may yet feel about the truth of all Darwin's theory I cannot sit quietly by and see him misrepresented in such a scandalously slovenly manner. What Darwin does say is that sometimes diversified and changed habits may be observed in individuals of the same species; that is that there are eccentric animals just as there are eccentric men."
God the Known and God the Unknown Quote "Let him think of the vastness of the earth and of the activity by day and night through countless ages of such countless forms of animal and vegetable life as that no human mind can form the faintest approach to anything that can be called a conception of their multitude and let him remember that all these forms have touched and touched and touched other living beings till they meet back on a common substance in which they are rooted and from which they all branch forth so as to be on ....MORE