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Wood, Mrs Henry

Pronunciation: /wʊd/
(1814–87), English novelist; née Ellen Price. Her ingenious and sensational plots about murders, thefts, and forgeries make her one of the forerunners of the modern detective novelist. Notable works: East Lynne (1861).

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