The moonstone

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Called ""the first and greatest of English detective novels"" by T. S. Eliot, Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone is a masterpiece of suspense. 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 each narrate 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 together.
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auth_author2 Langton, James., Larkin, Chris, 1967-, Paton, Delia., Pickup, Ronald,, Swift, Clive., Thorn, David.
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display_description Considered the first true detective story Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone (1868) is a 19th-century British epistolary novel. Originally serialized in Charles Dickens' magazine All the Year Round, it introduced many hallmarks of detective fiction, including an English country house setting, bungling local policemen, and a large number of false suspects. In it, Rachel Verinder, a young English woman, inherits a large Indian diamond on her eighteenth birthday from her uncle who was stationed in India. The diamond itself has great religious significance as well as monetary value and becomes the focus of several determined efforts to acquire it. Filled with romance, suspense and a healthy dose of mystery, The Moonstone is a classic page-turner.
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subject_facet East Indians -- England -- Fiction, Electronic books, Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, India -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Jewelry -- Fiction, Jewelry theft -- Fiction, Moonstones -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Police -- England -- Fiction, Romantic suspense fiction
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topic_facet East Indians, Electronic books, History, Jewelry, Jewelry theft, Moonstones, Police, Social life and customs