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The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins

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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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Ugh

by youghalclee, May 04, 2016

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

Number of Characters

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