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The Moonstone

The Moonstone

ISBN: 0375757856

Title: The Moonstone

Author: Wilkie Collins

KDL Description:


In the classic English mystery first published in 1868, Rachel Verinder inherits from her late uncle a mystical yellow diamond sought after by a group of Hindu priests who have waited for
centuries to reclaim their ancient talisman.

Amazon Description:

“The Moonstone is a page-turner,” writes Carolyn Heilbrun. “It catches one up and unfolds its amazing story through the recountings of its several narrators, all of them enticing and singular.” Wilkie Collins’s spellbinding tale of romance, theft, and murder inspired a hugely popular genre–the detective mystery. Hinging on the theft of an enormous diamond originally stolen from an Indian shrine, this riveting novel features the innovative Sergeant Cuff, the hilarious house steward Gabriel Betteridge, a lovesick housemaid, and a mysterious band of Indian jugglers.

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the definitive 1871 edition.