Jezebel's Daughter

Wilkie COLLINS (1824 - 1889)

A brilliant chemist and a shrewd businessman — die on the same day. The widow of the chemist, Mrs. Fontaine, is left with the poisons he was researching , while Mrs. Wagner is left with her husband's mental health institution reforms and his plans for hiring women along with men in his firm's offices. Mrs. Wagner believes in treating madmen gently, and requests for the funny little man Jack Straw to be released from the madhouse. At the same time, her nephew David Glenney is sent to the Frankfurt office, where he works with Mr Engelmann and Mr Keller. The Keller sun, Fritz, has fallen in love with Minna Fontaine, but the prospect of marriage is not being approved of by his father because Madame Fontaine is said to be in debt after her husband's death.

Genre(s): Detective Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Introduction Tim Ferreira
00:04:06
Play 01 01 - Part 1, Chapter 1 kalonkakon
00:05:05
Play 02 02 - Part 1, Chapter 2 BumbleVee
00:09:20
Play 03 03 - Part 1, Chapter 3 BumbleVee
00:10:27
Play 04 04 - Part 1, Chapter 4 Phil Griffiths
00:11:07
Play 05 05 - Part 1, Chapter 5 Phil Griffiths
00:16:31
Play 06 06 - Part 1, Chapter 6 Nadine Eckert-Boulet
00:06:27
Play 07 07 - Part 1, Chapter 7 Anna Simon
00:13:59
Play 08 08 - Part 1, Chapter 8 Anna Simon
00:13:15
Play 09 09 - Part 1, Chapter 9 Mary Herndon Bell
00:17:23
Play 10 10 - Part 1, Chapter 10 Mary Herndon Bell
00:22:38
Play 11 11 - Part 1, Chapter 11 BumbleVee
00:13:06
Play 12 12 - Part 1, Chapter 12 BumbleVee
00:11:29
Play 13 13 - Part 1, Chapter 13 Sandra Estenson
00:16:57
Play 14 14 - Part 1, Chapter 14 Sandra Estenson
00:13:50
Play 15 15 - Part 1, Chapter 15 Sandra Estenson
00:21:03
Play 16 16 - Part 1, Chapter 16 Sandra Estenson
00:23:48
Play 17 17 - Part 1, Chapter 17 Mary Herndon Bell
00:07:32
Play 18 18 - Part 1, Chapter 18 Mary Herndon Bell
00:18:05
Play 19 19 - Part 1, Chapter 19 Mary Herndon Bell
00:12:38
Play 20 20 - Part 1, Chapter 20 Mary Herndon Bell
00:13:58
Play 21 21 - Part 1, Chapter 21 Nadine Eckert-Boulet
00:17:32
Play 22 22 - Part 1, Chapter 22 Nadine Eckert-Boulet
00:13:28
Play 23 23 - Part 1, Chapter 23 Phil Griffiths
00:15:21
Play 24 24 - Part 1, Chapter 24 Phil Griffiths
00:16:38
Play 25 25 - Part 1, Chapter 25 Phil Griffiths
00:19:35
Play 26 26 - Between the Parts Tim Ferreira
00:09:45
Play 27 27 - Part 2, Chapter 1 Sandra Estenson
00:11:10
Play 28 28 - Part 2, Chapter 2 Sandra Estenson
00:18:50
Play 29 29 - Part 2, Chapter 3 Sandra Estenson
00:11:47
Play 30 30 - Part 2, Chapter 4 Sandra Estenson
00:14:59
Play 31 31 - Part 2, Chapter 5 Sandra Estenson
00:12:35
Play 32 32 - Part 2, Chapter 6 Sandra Estenson
00:17:48
Play 33 33 - Part 2, Chapter 7 Sandra Estenson
00:17:52
Play 34 34 - Part 2, Chapter 8 Sandra Estenson
00:14:40
Play 35 35 - Part 2, Chapter 9 Sandra Estenson
00:19:15
Play 36 36 - Part 2, Chapter 10 Sandra Estenson
00:13:48
Play 37 37 - Part 2, Chapter 11 Sandra Estenson
00:17:43
Play 38 38 - Part 2, Chapter 12 Diana Majlinger
00:09:38
Play 39 39 - Part 2, Chapter 13 Diana Majlinger
00:09:53
Play 40 40 - Part 2, Chapter 14 Mary Herndon Bell
00:21:56
Play 41 41 - Part 2, Chapter 15 Mary Herndon Bell
00:08:12
Play 42 42 - Part 2, Chapter 16 Mary Herndon Bell
00:16:17
Play 43 43 - Part 2, Chapter 17 Mary Herndon Bell
00:12:38
Play 44 44 - Part 2, Chapter 18 Tadhg
00:11:34
Play 45 45 - Part 2, Chapter 19 Tadhg
00:21:09
Play 46 46 - Postscript Tim Ferreira
00:29:11