3 edition of spring of the moonstone found in the catalog.
spring of the moonstone
|Statement||Kaari Utrio ; translated by Hildi Hawkins ; photographs by Marja Vehkala.|
|LC Classifications||PH355.U76 S67 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||96127330|
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The Moonstone is another riveting Collins' mystery novel, with new surprises popping up especially at the end. I could never have guessed the solution to the mystery, which is what makes this book so good. Not only are you wondering "who did it and why?" but you are also wondering about the final results of the matchmaking, after all the by: In The Moonstone he single-handedly developed most elements of the classic detective story.
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The Moonstone has this, and more, all of it brilliantly executed. The original crime in The Moonstone, the theft of the Tippoo diamond after the fall of Seringapatam, is Collins's masterstroke. Moonstone.
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The Moonstone Summary. The Moonstone opens with a "family document" that records how the Moonstone (a huge, yellow diamond) was stolen in India by an English soldier and was taken back to England. Now flash forward a couple of decades: our narrator is now Gabriel Betteredge, the old steward or butler for a wealthy English family living in the country.
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User Review - Flag as inappropriate The Moonstone is a huge, yellow diamond that originally adorned the head of a Hindu moon-god’s statue in India. It was removed by Muslim conquerors and then taken through murder and theft by the corrupt Col. John Herncastle in the British storming of Seringapatam.
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Release Date: Jan. The follow-up to last year's Widows of Malabar Hill features Perveen Mistry, Bombay's only female 's India and the state of Satapur has experienced a series of tragedies involving the royal family.
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Book Review: 'The Moonstone,' By Wilkie Collins | A Hidden Gem Of A Detective Novel Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone is a sleuthing novel that was ahead of its time. Moonstone I am witnessing my 67th spring and glad that I have read this book courtesy iTunes The author has weaved the story beautifully and culminated the end appropriately like the holy confluence of three rivers the moonstones at its right place after nearly eight centuries,witnessing war peace and whatnot/5().
The book begins with an account of the Moonstone theft in India by Rachel's uncle. The events of the 18th birthday party and the disappearance of the diamond are told in the next section by. The Moonstone (Wordsworth Classics) Paperback – 1 May by Wilkie Collins (Author) out of 5 stars 53 ratings.
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Makeup Artist Looks. Office to Party. Bright Your Way. The year is and Rachel Verinder has just inherited an Indian yellow diamond on her eighteenth birthday only for the stone to be stolen. Eleven different narrators, all directly related to the crime, explain the hunt for the diamond.
As they reveal more details about the night of Rachel's party they complicate the diamond's recovery with unexpected twists and turns. Rachel Verinder finds herself inheriting a large Indian diamond on her eighteenth birthday as a legacy from her uncle, a corrupt British army officer who served in India.
The diamond, associated with the Hindu moon god, is of great religious significance as well as being extremely valuable, and there are whispers of a/5(3). Soft Cover.
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The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of MalabarIt is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the princely state of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur’s royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic hunting accident.
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First and foremost, The Moonstone is a novel. But what, exactly, is a novel? "The novel" is one of the most vague genre categories out there.
Critics will argue all day about how, exactly, "the novel" should be defined, but suffice to say that a novel is a work of fiction, written in prose (as opposed to poetry), that is fairly long.The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins is the book which is deemed to have set many of the traditions for the generic detective story.
Elements like murder in an English country house, plenty of suspects, a famous detective who is called in to solve the crime, a complicated motive and a final twist in the tale as the perpetrator is revealed.5/5(6).