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The Moonstone By Wilkie Collins

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

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The Moonstone Summary

The Moonstone (Collins Classics) by Wilkie Collins

HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics.

'The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild.'

Centred around a glorious yellow diamond that carries with it a menacing history, The Moonstone tells the story of Rachel Verinder, who inherits the stone on her eighteenth birthday. That very evening, the diamond is stolen and there begins an epic enquiry into hunting down the thief. At the same time, three Indian men, Brahmin guardians of the diamond are attempting to reclaim the stone in order to return it to their sacred Hindu Idol.

Told from the perspective of 11different characters, Wilkie Collins' tale of mystery and suspicion was considered the first modern English detective novel at its time of publication.

About Wilkie Collins

William Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. He wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, 14 plays, and more than 100 essays. His best-known works are The Woman in White and The Moonstone.

Additional information

GOR006522583
9780007420254
0007420250
The Moonstone (Collins Classics) by Wilkie Collins
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2011-01-01
640
N/A
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