The Moonstone

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The Moonstone, a yellow diamond of unearthly beauty, originally stolen from a shrine in India, is given to Rachel Verrinder as an 18th birthday present. But the fabled diamond is said to carry a terrible curse, and on that same night, it is stolen again.

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“The first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels in a genre invented by Collins and not by Poe.” (T.S. Eliot, author of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock)

“Probably the very finest detective story ever written.” (Dorothy L. Sayers)

“Probably the best detective tale in the world.” (G. K. Chesterton, author of The Victorian Age in Literature)

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The Broadview Editions series is an effort to represent the ever-changing canon of literature in English by bringing together texts long regarded as classics with valuable, lesser-known literature. Newly type-set and produced on high-quality paper in trade paperback format, the Broadview Editions series is a delight to handle as well as to read.

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