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The cursed Moonstone had turned us all upside down. After astonishing us by announcing this totally new turn in the matterof the Moonstone, our young gentleman, at his aunt's request, took aseat, and explained himself. It appeared that the resolute side of him had held out as far asFrizinghall.
The cursed Moonstone had turned us all upside down. A little before eleven Mr. Franklin came back. He had put the whole case plainly before the magistrate,and the magistrate had at once sent for the police.
The storming of seringapatam (1799). Extracted from a Family Paper. I address these lines-written in India-to my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse theright hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle. The reservewhich I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpretedby members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit. I request them to suspend their decision until they have read mynarrative
Home Wilkie Collins The Moonstone. My mistress lifted her head suddenly from her book as if she was goingto say something-checked herself by a great effort-and, looking backagain at the open page, dismissed us with a sign of her hand.
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Home Wilkie Collins The Moonstone. ve, returning to us at his appointed time, and hearing that theSergeant was expected, instantly shut himself up in a room, with pen,ink, and paper, to make notes of the Report which would be certainlyexpected from him. I should have liked to have gone to the stationmyself, to fetch the Sergeant. The Hindoos joined us at Plymouth. On the passage out I heard nocomplaint of their conduct. They were berthed in the forward part of thevessel
Home Wilkie Collins The Moonstone. They were berthed in the forward part of thevessel. I had but few occasions myself of personally noticing them. In the latter part of the voyage, we had the misfortune to be becalmedfor three days and nights, off the coast of India. I have not got theship's journal to refer to, and I cannot now call to mind the latitudeand longitude.
The Moonstone (1868) by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary novel. It is generally considered to be the first detective novel, and it established many of the ground rules of the modern detective novel. The story was originally serialised in Charles Dickens's magazine All the Year Round. The Moonstone and The Woman in White are widely considered to be Collins's best novels, and Collins adapted The Moonstone for the stage in 1877, although the play was performed for only two months.
Wilkie Collins's writing can be a bit dense at times (well, it IS a Victorian story) but it also has a cast of quirky characters in a very colorful story, and an unusually forward-thinking . Wilkie Collins - The Moonstone Paperback.
Wilkie Collins's writing can be a bit dense at times (well, it IS a Victorian story) but it also has a cast of quirky characters in a very colorful story, and an unusually forward-thinking approach to class. How many other novels of this type have the BUTLER as the narrator? After ten years in continental Europe, Franklin Blake returns to England to bring his cousin Rachel Verinder her eighteenth birthday present: a massive diamond called the Moonstone.
Librivox recording of The Moonstone, by Wilkie Collins. The book is widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels
Librivox recording of The Moonstone, by Wilkie Collins . The book is widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels. T. S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre: a large number of suspects, red herrings, a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who happen to be present when it is committed, and two police officers who exemplify respectively the 'local bungler' and the skilled, professional, Scotland Yard detective.
Wilkie Collins (English novelist and playwright, 1824 – 1889) was a contemporary and friend of Charles Dickens. The Moonstone' (1868) was originally published in Dickens’ magazine All the Year Round.