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The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins
The Moonstone
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375757853 (0375757856)
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Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
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mattries37315 rated it
4.5 The Moonstone
The worst of all events occurs at a young woman’s birthday party, it is neither murder nor theft but scandal! While Victorian readers might have seen the stunning narrative of The Moonstone in those terms, Wilkie Collins’ classic to us today is one of the first detective novels that paved the way f...
C. P. Lesley
C. P. Lesley rated it
The first—and in some ways still the best—detective novel written in English, The Moonstone uses shifting first-person points of view, each one distinct, to trace the tangled history of a jewel of great price. Unlike much nineteenth-century literature, this is an rapidly moving, compelling tale, dis...
Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
2.0 The Moonstone
I did not finish this book. I have had it from the library for 10 weeks and have tried both the print and audio version. The story moves really slowly and is told from various points of view several years after the events. The plot itself revolves around the theft of a famous and cursed diamond afte...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
4.0 The way it happened was...
It took me about seven months to finish this book. I listened to it at night on Kindle via text-to-speech. "The Moonstone" is a mystery involving the theft of an enormous Indian diamond called The Moonstone which is fated to be cursed. The mystery is who stole it the night of Miss Rachel Verinder's ...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
4.0 And so, I finished it
And I enjoyed it. Probably more than I would enjoy a re-reading of Robinson Crusoe, which my sixth grade class read under the supervision of our school librarian, Mrs. Doris Mosley. I remember that at one point Mrs. Mosley assigned us the task of creating our own test questions, and of course we c...
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