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The Yellow Mask

Wilkie Collins

The Yellow Mask, a gothic romance, filled with mystery and suspense, will hold you riveted from beginning to end. A scheming priest, Father Rocco of Pisa, decides the inheritance and great wealth of Count Fabio D’Ascoli was stolen from the Church many generations ago. Father Rocco's brother is a master-sculptor, Fabio's teacher and the father of the beautiful Maddelena. To steal Fabio's fortune, the priest manipulates Fabio's true love, the sweet model Nanina, to leave Pisa. Father Rocco then engineers a wedding between Fabio and his easy-to-control niece. Poor Maddalena dies the next year in childbirth and the priest has to change his plot. The priest tries to drive Fabio mad by having a female henchman don a Yellow Mask and pretend to be the ghost of Maddalena. Fabio's only hope is his beloved Nanina. Can she save him?

The Yellow Mask, a gothic romance, filled with mystery and suspense, will hold you riveted from beginning to end. A scheming priest, Father Rocco of Pisa, decides the inheritance and great wealth of Count Fabio D’Ascoli was stolen from the Church many generations ago. Father Rocco's brother is a master-sculptor, Fabio's teacher and the father of the beautiful Maddelena. To steal Fabio's fortune, the priest manipulates Fabio's true love, the sweet model Nanina, to leave Pisa. Father Rocco then engineers a wedding between Fabio and his easy-to-control niece. Poor Maddalena dies the next year in childbirth and the priest has to change his plot. The priest tries to drive Fabio mad by having a female henchman don a Yellow Mask and pretend to be the ghost of Maddalena. Fabio's only hope is his beloved Nanina. Can she save him?
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Yellow Mask, a gothic romance, filled with mystery and suspense, will hold you riveted from beginning to end. A scheming priest, Father Rocco of Pisa, decides the inheritance and great wealth of Count Fabio D’Ascoli was stolen from the Church many generations ago. Father Rocco's brother is a master-sculptor, Fabio's teacher and the father of the beautiful Maddelena. To steal Fabio's fortune, the priest manipulates Fabio's true love, the sweet model Nanina, to leave Pisa. Father Rocco then engineers a wedding between Fabio and his easy-to-control niece. Poor Maddalena dies the next year in childbirth and the priest has to change his plot. The priest tries to drive Fabio mad by having a female henchman don a Yellow Mask and pretend to be the ghost of Maddalena. Fabio's only hope is his beloved Nanina. Can she save him?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Bobbie Frohman

Length:

3h 22m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:22


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:19


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

13:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

19:41


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:43


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

24:56


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:34