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Publisher Comments:

P. D. James provides an introduction to one of the greatest mystery novels in English literature, Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone.

Synopsis:

Wilkie Collins is considered to be the father of the mystery novel. The Moonstone is one of the finest detective novels ever written, and Sergeant Cuff the first great detective in fiction.

About the Author

P. D. James is a well-known crime writer whose police detective, Adam Dagliesh, traces his ancestry to Sargeant Cuff of The Moonstone. _ Among her novels are A Taste for Death (1986), Original Sin (1994) and A Certain Justice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192100283
Introduction:
James, P. D.
Introduction:
James, P. D.
Author:
Collins, Wilkie
Author:
James, P.D.
Author:
null, P. D.
Author:
null, Wilkie
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford England ;
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Hardcover
Series Volume:
315
Publication Date:
19990610
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, b/w illus.
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
6.4 x 4.4 x 1.1 in 0.75 lb

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