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The moonstone / Wilkie Collins ; introduction by Carolyn G. Heilbrun ; notes by Chris Willis.

By: Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Modern Library classics: Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2001Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed.Description: xxvi, 496 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0375757856 :; 9780375757853.Subject(s): Jewelry theft -- Fiction | Police -- England -- Fiction | East Indians -- England -- Fiction | England -- FictionGenre/Form: Fiction | Mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823/.8 Online resources: Sample text | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: Rachel Verrinder receives the stone as a gift and does not realize that it has been passed to her in a sinister form of revenge by John Herncastle who, it transpires, acquired the moonstone by means of murder and theft. The jewel also brings bad luck. The stone disappears on the very night it is given to Rachel, though, and the tale concerns the unveiling of the culprit after the intervention of Sergeant Cuff, a famous London detective.
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Rachel Verrinder receives the stone as a gift and does not realize that it has been passed to her in a sinister form of revenge by John Herncastle who, it transpires, acquired the moonstone by means of murder and theft. The jewel also brings bad luck. The stone disappears on the very night it is given to Rachel, though, and the tale concerns the unveiling of the culprit after the intervention of Sergeant Cuff, a famous London detective.

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