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The moonstone

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'the first and greatest of English detective novels' T.S.Eliot A fabulous yellow diamond becomes the dangerous inheritance of Rachel Verinder. Outside her Yorkshire country house watch the Hindu priests who have waited for many years to reclaim their ancient talisman, looted from the holy city of Somnauth. When the Moonstone disappears the case looks simple,but in mid-Victorian England no one is what they seem, and nothing can be taken for granted. Witnesses, suspects, and detectives take up the story in turn. The bemused butler, the love-stricken housemaid, the enigmatic detective Sergeant Cuff, the drug-addicted scientist, each speculate on the mystery as Collins weaves their narratives into a masterpiece of construction and suspense. ButThe Moonstone is more than just a detective novel or a murder mystery and this new edition features a fascinating introduction by John Sutherland which discusses the themes of Imperialism, Sensationalism and Mesmerism and the way in which they operate in the novel and within its culturalcontext.
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9780192100283
9780792785736
9781566191425
9781449877958
9780140434088
9789626340271
9781400149445
9780140430141
9780679417224
9789629544782
9780307422187
9781566190923
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Full title moonstone
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Diamonds -- India -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, England -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, India -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Jewelry theft -- England -- Fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Police -- England -- Fiction, Romantic suspense fiction, Upper class -- England -- Fiction, Young women -- England -- Fiction
title_display The moonstone
title_full The Moonstone, The moonstone / Wilkie Collins, The moonstone / Wilkie Collins ; edited by J.I.M. Stewart, The moonstone / Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction by Sandra Kemp, The moonstone / Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by P.D. James, The moonstone [electronic resource] / Wilkie Collins, The moonstone [sound recording] / Wilkie Collins
title_short The moonstone
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Diamonds, Fiction, History, Jewelry theft, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories, Police, Thriller, Upper class, Young women