The Moonstone

  • by Wilkie Collins
  • Narrated by Peter Jeffrey
  • 18 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 18th birthday, it mysteriously disappears that very night. Suspicion falls on three Indian jugglers who have been seen in the neighbourhood.

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An engrossing detective novel

I was attracted to THE MOONSTONE after reading (Hearing) Wilkie Collins" THE WOMAN IN WHITE. What is fascinating to me is how a book written over 140 years ago can be read eaily without footnotes to explain the significance of the events of the time. The characters and the action brought me into that time period with ease.

I plan to sownload every Wilkie Collins book that is available in Audible.com
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- Lucie

i like this book

i enjoyed this book and the reader...i have read the hard copy before and wanted this to listen to while i knit...it did its job well! and his accent is so much better than mine!
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- Sandra

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-28-2008
  • Publisher: Audible Studios