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The Moonstone

The Moonstone( )
Author: Collins, Wilkie
Series title:Arcturus Paperback Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84837-616-8
Publication Date:Jun 2010
Publisher:Arcturus Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

The legendary Moonstone diamond is presented to Rachel Verinder on her eighteenth birthday. Looted by Rachel's uncle from an Indian temple, it is said to carry a curse. Staked out in the grounds surrounding Rachel's country house, a band of Hindu Brahmins watch and wait for an opportunity to restore the Moonstone to its rightful place.

When the gem disappears overnight, suspicion falls upon the Brahmins, but then Inspector Cuff of...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Collins, Wilkie (Author)
Wilkie Collins was born in London, England on January 8, 1824. He worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature. During his lifetime, he wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, at least 14 plays, and more than 100 non-fiction pieces. His works include Antonia, The Woman in White, The Moonstone, The Haunted Hotel, and Heart and Science. He was a close friend of Charles Dickens and collaborated with him. He died on September 23, 1889.

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