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COLLINS, W.: Moonstone (The) (Abridged)


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COLLINS, W.: Moonstone (The) (Abridged)

When Rachel Verinder inherits the Moonstone, a huge and priceless diamond, her delight turns to dismay when the gem disappears. But this is no ordinary theft. Sergeant Cuff of Scotland Yard is called in and immediately suspects an intricate plot. However, not even his powers of detection can penetrate fully the mysteries surrounding the diamond. And as we listen to each character tell their version of the events, layer upon layer of drama and suspense builds to the final and astonishing dénoument of the first, and most magnificent English detective novel.

Disc 1

  The Moonstone
1.   The Storming Of Seringapatam 00:05:16
2.   Gabriel Betteridge's Account Begins 00:07:26
3.   The Indian Strangers 00:06:48
4.   Love Strikes 00:11:46
5.   Luncheon With Aunt Verinder 00:05:42
6.   The Birthday 00:06:39
7.   The Guests Arrive 00:08:55
8.   Sergeant Cuff Arrives 00:10:20
9.   Rosanna Arouses Suspicion 00:05:11
10.   Cuff On The Trail 00:05:10
11.   Cuff Declares His Thoughts 00:05:04

Disc 2

  The Moonstone
1.   Rosanna Perplexed 00:11:20
2.   Rosanna's Fate 00:08:30
3.   Betteridge Ends His Account 00:06:13
4.   Miss Clack Begins Her Story 00:09:01
5.   Luncheon With Aunt Verinder 00:06:35
6.   Aunt Verinder's Request 00:06:53
7.   Behind The Curtain 00:09:28
8.   At Brighton 00:08:19
9.   Mathew Bruff, Solicitor 00:06:17
10.   A Strange Visitor 00:06:37

Disc 3

  The Moonstone
1.   Franklin Blake 00:07:08
2.   Revelation At Cobb's Hole 00:04:26
3.   Rosanna's Last Words 00:05:39
4.   Back To London 00:06:33
5.   Dorking And Yorkshire 00:09:21
6.   The Journal Of Ezra Jennings 00:13:38
7.   Blake Resumes The Story 00:11:27
8.   An Explanation - And A Body 00:04:59
9.   Sergeant Cuff's Report 00:09:12
10.   Mr Candy's Letter 00:01:49
11.   India And The Moonstone 00:04:09

Total Playing Time: 03:55:51

Collins, Wilkie

Homewood, Bill; Jason, Neville; Larkin, Chris; Paton, Delia; Swift, Clive

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA302712

Barcode: 0730099002721

Physical Release: 02/1995

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