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The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins


Suggested Further Reading

Suggested Further Reading

Suggested Further Reading

Suggested Further Reading

Clarke, William M. The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins. London: Allison & Busby, 1988.

Hughes, Winifred. The Maniac in the Cellar: Sensation Novels of the 1860s. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.

Lonoff, Sue. Wilkie Collins and His Victorian Readers: A Study in the Rhetoric of Authorship. New York: AMS Press, 1982.

Marshall, William H. Wilkie Collins. New York: Twayne Publishers.

Miller, D. A. "From Roman-policier to Roman-police: Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone." Novel. V. thirteen, Winter 1980, 153–170.

Page, Norman, ed. Wilkie Collins: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974.

Peters, Catherine. The King of the Inventors: A Life of Wilkie Collins. London: Secker and Warburg, 1991.

Phillips, Walter C. Dickens, Reade and Collins, Sensation Novelists. New York: Columbia University Press, 1919.

Sayers, Dorothy L. "Introduction to The Moonstone." Everyman's Library, 1962.

Taylor, Jenny. In the Secret Theatre of the Home: Wilkie Collins, Sensation Narrative, and Nineteenth Century Psychology. London: Routledge, 1988.

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by youghalclee, May 04, 2016

There are way too many characters in this story. Is it really necessary like?

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by Siaran, December 29, 2016

Hi This is a whodunnit detective mystery story about a stolen gemstone. There has to be a lot of suspects so you don't guess who the thief is straightaway. Multiple characters mean more of a puzzle and even if you guess you might find there is a twist in the tale.

It is also an on & off love story, a period drama, has daring do and dangerous quicksand so there is lots for everyone - except children. More suited to teens, but makes a passable period drama for over the Christmas season - as the current five part TV drama shows (Dec 2... Read more

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