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The moonstone
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[United States] : GENERAL PRESS, 2021.
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The Moonstone is Wilkie Collins's masterwork and one of the greatest novels of the Nineteenth Century. The novel that T.S. Eliot, called "the first, the longest, and the best of the modern English detective novels" is a classic tale of mystery and intrigue and is the first of its kind in this genre of literature. Moonstone is the legendary diamond stone set in the forehead of the statue of god at Somnath. Apart from being sacred and of great religious significance, the diamond also seems to have miraculous powers. The plot of the novel is complex. True to its enigmatic nature, the Moonstone disappears from Rachel's room on the night of her eighteenth birthday, igniting a mystery so intricate and thrilling it has set the standard for every crime novel of the past. Widely considered the first great detective novel written in English, 'The Moonstone' is one of Wilkie Collins's most famous works. With its elements of suspense and sensations, the novel is delightful to readers of all ages.

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The Moonstone is Wilkie Collins's masterwork and one of the greatest novels of the Nineteenth Century. The novel that T.S. Eliot, called "the first, the longest, and the best of the modern English detective novels" is a classic tale of mystery and intrigue and is the first of its kind in this genre of literature. Moonstone is the legendary diamond stone set in the forehead of the statue of god at Somnath. Apart from being sacred and of great religious significance, the diamond also seems to have miraculous powers. The plot of the novel is complex. True to its enigmatic nature, the Moonstone disappears from Rachel's room on the night of her eighteenth birthday, igniting a mystery so intricate and thrilling it has set the standard for every crime novel of the past. Widely considered the first great detective novel written in English, 'The Moonstone' is one of Wilkie Collins's most famous works. With its elements of suspense and sensations, the novel is delightful to readers of all ages.
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Collins, W. (2021). The moonstone. [United States]: GENERAL PRESS.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Collins, Wilkie. 2021. The Moonstone. [United States]: GENERAL PRESS.

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Collins, Wilkie, The Moonstone. [United States]: GENERAL PRESS, 2021.

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Collins, Wilkie. The Moonstone. [United States]: GENERAL PRESS, 2021. Web.

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