Monthly Archives: August 2014

To Be Continued: Lilie Ferrari on Cliffhangers

TO BE CONTINUED… Wilkie Collins, master of the cliffhanger, said, “Make ‘em cry, make ‘em laugh, make ‘em wait – exactly in that order.” He and other Victorian writers of monthly serials in magazines needed a device to get their reader to buy the next edition. Queen of the Sensation novelist Mary Elizabeth Braddon ended… Read more »