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The moonstone and the woman in white,

Author: Wilkie Collins
Publisher: New York, The Modern Library [1937]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Rachel Verinder's legacy of a priceless Indian diamond is stolen, all the evidence indicates that it is her beloved, Franklin Blake, who is guilty. Around this central axis of a crime and a thwarted love, Collins constructs an ingenious plot of teasing twists and surprises, and an elaborate multi-voiced narrative that never flags in human interest. A huge hit when first published and popular ever since, The
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Moonstone and the woman in white.
New York, Modern Library [1937]
(OCoLC)654784842
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins
OCLC Number: 773002
Notes: "First Modern library edition, 1937."
Description: viii pages, 3 leaves, 5-843 pages 21 cm.
Contents: The moonstone --
The woman in white.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: Woman in white.
Responsibility: by Wilkie Collins; with a foreword by Alexander Woollcott.

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When Rachel Verinder's legacy of a priceless Indian diamond is stolen, all the evidence indicates that it is her beloved, Franklin Blake, who is guilty. Around this central axis of a crime and a thwarted love, Collins constructs an ingenious plot of teasing twists and surprises, and an elaborate multi-voiced narrative that never flags in human interest. A huge hit when first published and popular ever since, The Moonstone keeps the reader guessing until the end.

Features the remarkable heroine Marian Halcombe and her sleuthing partner, drawing master Walter Hartright, pitted against the diabolical team of Count Fosco and Sir Percival Glyde. A gripping tale of murder, intrigue, madness, and mistaken identity.

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