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The moonstone.

Wilkie Collins

The moonstone.

A novel.

by Wilkie Collins

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Wilkie Collins ...
The Physical Object
Pagination491 p.
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16523271M
LC Control Number16007538

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Jan 27,  · A note on the text. The Moonstone was originally serialised by Charles Dickens, a close friend of Wilkie Collins, in his magazine All the Year Round between 4 January and 8 August It was published in three hardback volumes on 16 July by Tinsley Brothers of Catherine Street, in.

The Moonstone was the only object that interested him in the smallest degree. The fame of it seemed to have reached him, in some of those perilous Indian places where his wanderings had lain. After looking at it silently for so long a time that Miss Rachel began to get confused, he said to her in his cool immovable way, “If you ever go to.

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Jan 12,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Moonstone opens with a written account of the large, yellow, Moonstone diamond, sacred to Hindus as the centerpiece in their idol of the god of the Moon. It has been commanded that three Brahmin priests must always guard the botanicusart.com by: Jan 24,  · I first read Wilkie Collins's "The Moonstone" when I was about 10 years old.

However, when I read this time that, according to P.D. James, this book was the first mystery that used a detective character involved in the case, I decided to have another read, since that fact makes the book /5().

About The Moonstone “When you looked down into the stone, you looked into a yellow deep that drew your eyes into it so that they saw nothing else.” The Moonstone, a yellow diamond looted from an Indian temple and believed to bring bad luck to its owner, is bequeathed to Rachel Verinder on.

Aug 01,  · The book is written in a series of letters that give each character's viewpoint of the story and how it progressed concerning the Moonstone. I only found one character's account a bit trying but I think that was the point as she was a most pompous and sanctimonious individual/5.

The Moonstone Summary. The Moonstone opens with a "family document" that records how the Moonstone (a huge, yellow diamond) was stolen in India by an English soldier and was taken back to England. Now flash forward a couple of decades: our narrator is now Gabriel Betteredge, the old steward or butler for a wealthy English family living in the country.

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Oct 31,  · The original novel, The Moonstone, is made up of a series of letters from different people with differing tones and approaches. From the very beginning the writers (Flowerday and Hails) were clear about not wanting to simply do a linear retelling of the story but to 6/10().

About The Moonstone "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.

Feb 12,  · I would desparetely love a copy of this book. My favorite gem is the rainbow moonstone, and my favorite book by Wilkie Collins is the moonstone. I like what I have read in the synopsis, and found this to be a book I would most heart hardely enough to have in my library to read!/5.

For awhile the two were one book in my chaotic universe. The memory plays tricks, botanicusart.com Moonstone, written inhas been said to be the first and best mystery novel. While that may be hyperbole, it is a very good mystery read, and it feels modern, despite its age.

The story concerns the theft of a unique gem, The Moonstone/5. Aug 04,  · Book Review: 'The Moonstone,' By Wilkie Collins | A Hidden Gem Of A Detective Novel Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone is a sleuthing novel that was ahead of its time.

The Moonstone, a time travel by Claire Delacroix/Cross was a chore to read. I did like the hero and the heroine and supporting characters, but the writing (after a promising start) just did not hold my interest/5.Rachel Verinder - Rachel Verinder, only daughter to Lady Verinder, receives the Moonstone on her eighteenth birthday, only to have it stolen that botanicusart.com is a straightforward and impassioned heroine.

She is in love with Franklin Blake. Read an in-depth analysis of Rachel Verinder.Nov 13,  · The Moonstone is a very well written book by Evelyne Contant. I admit, it started of a little slow for me but I was soon captivated by this story.

The book is written from the perspective of Lou, our main character, and it took me a little bit to get used to that writing style but I soon enjoyed it/5.