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Title: The Moonstone
Author: Wilkie Collins
ISBN: 978-0-195854-62-6
Genre: Adventure, Classics, Crime and detective stories, Horror and suspense, Mystery
Level: 4
Module:

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Social issues


Long ago, in India, three priests were commanded to look after a yellow diamond called the Moonstone, until the end of time. Terrible misfortune would come to anyone else who touched it, and to their family.

Hundreds of years later, the young and beautiful Rachel Verinder is given the Moonstone as a birthday present. That night the Moonstone is stolen, and the thief is someone in the house ...

Rachel's mother, Lady Verinder, asks the famous Sergeant Cuff to solve the mystery and catch the thief. But why is Rachel behaving so strangely? And who are the three Indians who seem to follow the Moonstone wherever it goes?

Wilkie Collins lived in England over a hundred years ago, and is famous for his mystery stories. The Woman in White is also available as an Oxford Progressive English Reader.


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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories, Level 4
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The Woman in White, Level 4
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