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Publisher Comments:

"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.

Synopsis:

Suspense, humor, and romance abound in this 1868 mystery, in which a gem stolen from a Hindu shrine resurfaces in an English country home — with a trio of watchful Brahmins hot on its trail.

Synopsis:

Carolyn G. Heilbrun, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Columbia University, has authored scholarly classics such as Writing A Woman's Life. As Amanda Cross she has written numerous bestselling Kate Fansler mysteries including Honest Doubt. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307422187
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Introduction:
Heilbrun, Carolyn G.
Author:
Collins, Wilkie
Author:
Heilbrun, Carolyn G.
Author:
Wilkie, Collins
Author:
Carolyn G. Heilbrun
Subject:
Jewelry theft
Subject:
Police
Subject:
East Indians
Subject:
England
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010911
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
10-14
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Age Level:
15-19

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

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Product details 496 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307422187 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Suspense, humor, and romance abound in this 1868 mystery, in which a gem stolen from a Hindu shrine resurfaces in an English country home — with a trio of watchful Brahmins hot on its trail.
"Synopsis" by , Carolyn G. Heilbrun, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Columbia University, has authored scholarly classics such as Writing A Woman's Life. As Amanda Cross she has written numerous bestselling Kate Fansler mysteries including Honest Doubt. She lives in New York City.
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