The Moonstone, Hardback Book
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


The moonstone is a yellow diamond of unearthly beauty brought from India and given to Rachel Verrinder as an eighteenth birthday present, but the fabled diamond carries with it a terrible curse.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Everyman
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  • Category: Classic crime
  • ISBN: 9781857151220

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Interesting for being the first modern detective story and also for its unique form (epistolary), this story throws out all kinds of plot threads as Mr. Collins leads his reader through the mystery. There are suggestions of curses and supernatural doings mixed in with unrequited love. An enjoyable read.

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