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The moonstone [electronic resource] / Wilkie Collins.

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  • ISBN: 9781408406243 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1408406241 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 sound file : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Bath : BBC Audiobooks LTD, c2008.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 18:48:43.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Peter Jeffrey.
Summary, etc.: T.S. Eliot described The Moonstone as "the first and the greatest English detective novel". The stone of the title is an enormous diamond plundered from an Indian shrine after the Siege of Seringapatam. Given to Miss Verinder on her eighteenth birthday, it mysteriously disappears that very night. Suspicion falls on three Indian jugglers who have been seen in the neighbourhood.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 270384 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Country homes > England > Fiction.
Jewelry theft > England > Fiction.
East Indians > England > Fiction.
Police > England > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
India > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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