|mrs. henry wood|
|English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887) [syn: Wood]|
mrs. henry wood
English novelist who wrote the sensational and extremely popular East Lynne (1861), a melodramatic and moralizing tale of the fall of virtue. Translated into many languages, it was dramatized with great success, and its plot has been frequently imitated in popular fiction.
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