The Resource The moonstone, Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by Joy Connolly, (electronic resource)

The moonstone, Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by Joy Connolly, (electronic resource)

Label
The moonstone
Title
The moonstone
Statement of responsibility
Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by Joy Connolly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Called "the first and greatest of English detective novels" by T.S. Eliot, The Moonstone is a masterpiece of suspense. A fabulous yellow diamond becomes the dangerous inheritance of Rachel Verinder. Outside her Yorkshire country house watch the Hindu priests who have waited for many years to reclaim their ancient talisman, looted from the holy city of Somnauth. When the Moonstone disappears the case looks simple, but in mid-Victorian England no one is what they seem, and nothing can be taken for granted. Witnesses, suspects, and detectives each narrate the story in turn. The bemused butler, the love-stricken housemaid, the enigmatic detective Sergeant Cuff, the drug-addicted scientist -- each speculate on the mystery as Collins weaves their narratives together
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1824-1889
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Wilkie
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4494
LC item number
.M62 2005eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Connolly, Joy
Series statement
Barnes & Noble classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Jewelry theft
  • Police
  • East Indians
  • England
Label
The moonstone, Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by Joy Connolly, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7F8B5499-88B2-4C9C-8F8F-0B5AC3F254D0
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world of Wilkie Collins and The Moonstone -- Introduction / by Joy Connolly -- The Moonstone -- Endnotes -- Inspired by The Moonstone -- Comments & questions -- For further reading
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 510 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781411432710
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795526420
Label
The moonstone, Wilkie Collins ; with an introduction by Joy Connolly, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7F8B5499-88B2-4C9C-8F8F-0B5AC3F254D0
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world of Wilkie Collins and The Moonstone -- Introduction / by Joy Connolly -- The Moonstone -- Endnotes -- Inspired by The Moonstone -- Comments & questions -- For further reading
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 510 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781411432710
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795526420

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