The Moonstone | Study Guide

Wilkie Collins

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Overview

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Author

Wilkie Collins

Year Published

1868

Type

Novel

Genre

Mystery, Romance

Perspective and Narrator

The Moonstone is told through first-person accounts, letters, and reports narrated primarily by the characters Gabriel Betteredge, Franklin Blake, Ezra Jennings, Drusilla Clack, and Mathew Bruff and compiled by Franklin Blake after the events of the story have taken place.

Tense

The Moonstone is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The Moonstone refers to a stolen diamond that connects all the characters.

Summary

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