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The Moonstone

The Moonstone( )
Author: Collins, Wilkie
ISBN:978-1-5499-7450-2
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Independently Published
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.99
Book Description:

"The Moonstone" is an epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language. Besides creating many of the ground rules of the detective novel, The Moonstone also reflected Collins' enlightened social attitudes in his treatment of the servants in the novel.Rachel Verinder, a young English woman, inherits a large Indian diamond on her eighteenth birthday. It is a legacy from her uncle, a corrupt British army officer who served in India. The diamond is...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds
Author Biography
Collins, Wilkie (Author)
Wilkie Collins was born in London, England on January 8, 1824. He worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature. During his lifetime, he wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, at least 14 plays, and more than 100 non-fiction pieces. His works include Antonia, The Woman in White, The Moonstone, The Haunted Hotel, and Heart and Science. He was a close friend of Charles Dickens and collaborated with him. He died on September 23, 1889.

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