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Author Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.

Title The moonstone / Wilkie Collins ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Sutherland.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M COLLINS,W    DUE 09-06-20
Description lviii, 502 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [xl]-xli).
Summary "A fabulous yellow diamond becomes the dangerous inheritance of beautiful young heiress Rachel Verinder. Outside her Yorkshire country house watch the Hindu priests who have waited for centuries to reclaim their ancient talisman, looted from the holy city of Somnauth. When the Moonstone disappears from Rachel's bedroom the case looks simple, but in the world of Wilkie Collins, no one is what they seem, and nothing can be taken for granted."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Young women -- England -- Fiction.
Diamonds -- India -- Fiction.
Jewelry theft -- Fiction.
Upper class -- England -- Fiction.
East Indians -- England -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery stories.
Mystery fiction.
Added Author Sutherland, John, 1938-
ISBN 9780199536726 (pbk.)
0199536724 (pbk.)

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