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The moonstone / Wilkie Collins ; retold by David Wharry.

Wharry, David. (Author).
Book Book (1999, c1994.)
Description: vi, 105, [1] p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: Harlow, Essex, England : Pearson Education, 1999, c1994.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Bunker Hill Community College Reading Enrichment ReadEnr PE1126 .A4 C656 1998 (Text to Phone) Available -
Bunker Hill Community College Reading Enrichment ReadEnr PE1126 .A4 C656 1998 c.2 (Text to Phone) Available -
Bunker Hill Community College Reading Enrichment ReadEnr PE1126 .A4 C656 1998 c.3 (Text to Phone) Available -
Bunker Hill Community College Reading Enrichment ReadEnr PE1126 .A4 C656 1998 c.5 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 058240276X
  • ISBN: 9780582418226 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0582418224 (pbk.)
  • Edition: New ed.
General Note: Previously published: Addison Wesley Longman and Penguin Books, 1998.
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.
Summary: 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.
Authors: Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 (Added Author).
Citation: Wharry, David. "The moonstone." Harlow, Essex, England : Pearson Education, 1999, 1994.
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