July 27, “The Moonstone” by Wilkie Collins

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May 26, 2017 by Ayman Fadel

81maedl-wzl-__bg0000_fmpng_ac_ul320_sr210320_July 27, 10 am, at the Maxwell Branch Library.

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

“The Moonstone is a page-turner,” writes Carolyn Heilbrun. “It catches one up and unfolds its amazing story through the recountings of its several narrators, all of them enticing and singular.” Wilkie Collins’s spellbinding tale of romance, theft, and murder inspired a hugely popular genre–the detective mystery. Hinging on the theft of an enormous diamond originally stolen from an Indian shrine, this riveting novel features the innovative Sergeant Cuff, the hilarious house steward Gabriel Betteridge, a lovesick housemaid, and a mysterious band of Indian jugglers.

510 pages, 20+ copies in PINES. RSVP & Share on Facebook

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