10th Shot of Shock: Miss Jéromette and the Clergyman By Wilkie Collins

I read Miss Jéromette and the Clergyman By Wilkie Collins as part of the 31 Shots of Shock.Every day of the month of October, I will be posting review of one horror short Story! This challenge is hosted by Rob @RobAroundBooks. You can join any day you want.

As the narrator reads a collection of famous trials, his brother who is a Clergyman goes very pale and announces to him that the accused who was acquitted was really guilty. Th eclergyman then narrates his story and how he was witness to the very crime, his brother was reading about.

From the 1st sentence till the end, Collins keeps the readers interested in his tale by creating enough suspense throughout. This is not a really scary tale, but worth a read! I love his style of narration and am sad I have never had the guts to pick his novels up. I think I will make that plunge next year certainly.

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  1. Veens, your ninth shot sounds really good; I’ve been interested in reading something by Wilkie Collins for some time now. (I think it’s Becky who hosts Wilkie Collins reading challenges.) 🙂

  2. I love Wilkie Collins but I’ve never read this story. I’m glad you enjoyed it! His novels are great too so I would recommend picking one up sometime. 🙂

  3. Thanks to book bloggers I discovered Wilkie Collins! I’ve only read one of his books, The Woman in White, but highly recommend it. One of these days I must read another.

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