The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins
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The Moonstone

Author: Wilkie Collins

Narrator: James Langton

Unabridged: 18 hr 46 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 11/02/2010

Genre: Fiction - Classics

Includes: Bonus PDF

Synopsis

Called "the first and greatest of English detective novels" by T. S. Eliot, Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone is a masterpiece of suspense. A fabulous yellow diamond becomes the dangerous inheritance of Rachel Verinder. Outside her Yorkshire country house watch the Hindu priests who have waited for many years to reclaim their ancient talisman, looted from the holy city of Somnauth. When the Moonstone disappears, the case looks simple, but in mid-Victorian England no one is what they seem, and nothing can be taken for granted. Witnesses, suspects, and detectives each narrate the story in turn. The bemused butler, the love-stricken housemaid, the enigmatic detective Sergeant Cuff, the drug-addicted scientist—each speculate on the mystery as Collins weaves their narratives together.

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