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[External Resource] The Moonstone: A Novel

URL: http://books.google.com/books?&id=TQY4PiApFbsC&pg=PPP12
Title: [External Resource] The Moonstone: A Novel
Creator: Collins, Wilkie
Description: Rachel Verinder inherits the large Indian diamond called the Moonstone on her eighteenth birthday from her corrupt uncle. The Moonstone is valuable and holds religious significance. Three Indian Hindus have dedicated their lives to recovering the diamond. Rachel wears the diamond at her birthday party for all to see, and it is stolen that night. The police are suspicious of a few people, including Rachel.
Type: Book
Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers
Date: 1874
Contributor: Google
 

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