The Moonstone

The Moonstone  (1868) 
by Wilkie Collins

A 19th-century epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language.

THE MOONSTONE


A Novel


BY
WILKIE COLLINS


ILLUSTRATED


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NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1874, by
HARPER & BROTHERS,
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

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"LET ME POUR OUT THE WATER," SHE WHISPERED.—[SEE P. 443.]

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In Memoriam Matris.


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.