The Moonstone by Collins, Wilkie; O'Gorman, Francis, 9780198819394
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  • ISBN: 9780198819394 | 0198819390
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2019

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Who, in the name of wonder, had taken the Moonstone out of Miss Rachel's drawer?

One of the great triumphs of nineteenth-century sensation fiction, The Moonstone tells of a mystery that for page after page becomes more not less inexplicable. A celebrated Indian diamond is first stolen from India then vanishes from a Yorkshire country house. Who took it? And where is it now? A
dramatist as well as a novelist, Collins gives to each of his narrators--a household servant, for instance, a detective, a lawyer, a cloth-eared Evangelical, a dying medical man--vibrant identities as they separately tell the part of the story that concerns themselves. Collins's novel of addictions
is itself addictive, moving through a sequence of startling revelations towards the final disclosure of the truth. Entranced with double lives and with men and women who only know part of the story, The Moonstone is also a text that also grows imaginatively out of the secrets that the unconventional
Collins was obliged to keep as he wrote the novel.

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