The Resource The moonstone, Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)

The moonstone, Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)

Label
The moonstone
Title
The moonstone
Statement of responsibility
Wilkie Collins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins is considered the first detective novel in the English language. Told as a series of letters and diary entries, The moonstone is the story of a young English woman who inherits a large Indian diamond on her 18th birthday. When the diamond is stolen, the complex plot of the novel follows the characters through their attempts to explain the theft, identify the thief and recover the diamond
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
021033
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1824-1889
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Wilkie
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Classics
Target audience
adult
Label
The moonstone, Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11428392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623958602
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11428392
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The moonstone, Wilkie Collins, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11428392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623958602
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11428392
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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