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The moonstone

Author: David Wharry; Wilkie Collins
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson Education, 1999.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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The Moonstone is an ancient Indian diamond which brings disaster to everyone who owns it. Rachel Verinder's uncle gives her the diamond as a birthday present, but that same night it is stolen. The Moonstone is now seen as the first, and one of the best, English detective novels.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Textbooks
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wharry; Wilkie Collins
ISBN: 0582418224 9780582418226
OCLC Number: 51103501
Notes: Previously published: Addison Wesley Longman and Penguin Books, 1998.
Description: vi, 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Taken from an old family letter --
The loss of the diamond --
A record of the facts --
Three Indian men --
The will --
A shadow --
Rivals --
The moonstone --
The Indians return --
The theft --
Sergeant Cuff arrives --
The search begins --
Rosanna --
Rachel's decision --
A letter --
The shivering sands --
To London --
The discovery of the truth --
First narrative --
A strange mistake? --
Rumours and reputations --
Placing the books --
A silent listener --
Brighton --
Second narrative --
Money-lending --
Next June --
Third narrative --
Franklin's return --
Instructions --
Rosanna's letter --
Return to London --
Witness --
Investigating --
Lost memory --
Opium --
Fourth narrative --
Fifth narrative --
Sixth narrative.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 6.
Responsibility: Wilkie Collins ; retold by David Wharry.

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