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

Upon inheriting the Moonstone, a huge and priceless diamond, Rachel Verinder’s delight turns to dismay when the gem suddenly 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’s version of the events, layer upon layer of drama and suspense build to the final and astonishing denouement of this magnificent, classic English detective novel.



Disc 1

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Cousin – Prologue – The Storming of Seringapatam (1799) 00:06:14
2.   Play with flash player So, as told in our camp, ran the fanciful story… 00:07:31
3.   Play with flash player The Story – First Period – The Loss of the Diamond (1848) 00:07:03
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:07:48
5.   Play with flash player After that it was all over with me, of course. 00:06:02
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:09:57
7.   Play with flash player Going round to the terrace, I found… 00:11:00
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:12:25
9.   Play with flash player I saw no sign of the girl in the plantation. 00:10:48


Disc 2

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Before I could say a word, I saw Mr Franklin… 00:02:18
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:12:09
3.   Play with flash player There was perhaps a grain of truth mixed up… 00:11:16
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:12:55
5.   Play with flash player I instantly exerted my wits 00:10:33
6.   Play with flash player I handed the paper back to Mr Franklin… 00:10:20
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:11:55
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:08:02


Disc 3

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player As for Mr. Franklin and Miss Rachel… 00:07:40
2.   Play with flash player Add one thing more to this, and I have done. 00:06:57
3.   Play with flash player On the fourteenth, came Mr Godfrey’s answer 00:10:01
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:09:22
5.   Play with flash player With those words she went out… 00:09:24
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:08:42
7.   Play with flash player You might have heard a pin fall. 00:08:49
8.   Play with flash player I had just ranged the decanters in a row… 00:09:52
9.   Play with flash player Here I struck in. This sort of thing didn't at all square… 00:08:35


Disc 4

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:07:55
2.   Play with flash player About half - past seven I woke, and opened my window… 00:07:48
3.   Play with flash player We had our breakfasts – whatever happens in a house… 00:07:16
4.   Play with flash player Ten minutes later, to our infinite relief… 00:11:05
5.   Play with flash player As things stood, at present, no answer… 00:09:41
6.   Play with flash player I found Mr. Franklin writing at the library - table. 00:12:35
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:07:54
8.   Play with flash player This was a nice sort of man to recover… 00:08:23
9.   Play with flash player Mr. Franklin was as close at hand as could be… 00:06:38


Disc 5

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'A young lady's tongue is a privileged member, sir'… 00:11:46
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:07:48
3.   Play with flash player I reminded my lady here that Mr Godfrey was going away. 00:09:30
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 14 00:08:39
5.   Play with flash player I had got on very fairly well with Sergeant Cuff so far. 00:09:38
6.   Play with flash player I walked out in the fine summer afternoon… 00:06:41
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:08:25
8.   Play with flash player As it turned out, I found myself standing… 00:08:53
9.   Play with flash player We went on to Cobb's Hole, seeing the footsteps… 00:07:49


Disc 6

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Mrs. Yolland produced out of her pocket… 00:09:04
2.   Play with flash player On hearing those words, the infernal detective - fever began… 00:06:38
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:08:47
4.   Play with flash player Being restless and miserable… 00:09:09
5.   Play with flash player Not feeling sure that I had really seen the Sergeant… 00:08:36
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:09:53
7.   Play with flash player After leaving my mistress, I found Penelope… 00:09:45
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 00:08:53
9.   Play with flash player Sergeant Cuff was just as quick on his side. 00:07:20


Disc 7

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I went round with him to the servants' hall. 00:03:27
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 19 00:07:52
3.   Play with flash player With that relief, I began to fetch my breath again… 00:06:53
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 20 00:09:32
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 21 00:07:09
6.   Play with flash player Sergeant Cuff bowed. My mistress had produced… 00:08:51
7.   Play with flash player This time he looked my way. 00:08:54
8.   Play with flash player He thereupon passed the whole of Rosanna's proceedings… 00:07:03
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 22 00:09:31
10.   Play with flash player The pony - chaise returned a good half hour… 00:09:52


Disc 8

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player To take anything as her Ladyship took it was a privilege… 00:07:58
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 23 00:08:40
3.   Play with flash player On the next day (Sunday), the close carriage… 00:11:44
4.   Play with flash player I leave you to imagine how I watched for the postman… 00:07:15
5.   Play with flash player Saturday, the last day of the week… 00:08:07
6.   Play with flash player Second Period – The Discovery of the Truth (1848–1849) 00:08:37
7.   Play with flash player We had a meeting that evening of the Select Committee… 00:08:24
8.   Play with flash player An interval elapsed, and he heard a sound below… 00:08:53
9.   Play with flash player I was punctual to the luncheon hour on Tuesday. 00:05:09
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:04:31


Disc 9

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'Dearest Rachel,' he said, in the same voice… 00:09:30
2.   Play with flash player Rachel looked at him very strangely… 00:08:11
3.   Play with flash player Before another word could be said by anybody… 00:07:30
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:08:50
5.   Play with flash player Mr. Bruff looked surprised to see me. 00:10:04
6.   Play with flash player I could see plainly that the new light I had thrown… 00:09:16
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:10:45
8.   Play with flash player So I passed that blissful night. 00:12:39
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:02:34


Disc 10

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'Don't sit on the ottoman,' the young lady proceeded. 00:09:51
2.   Play with flash player She turned round on a sudden… 00:11:34
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:04:38
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:08:46
5.   Play with flash player Having first met her advances with all possible cordiality… 00:10:59
6.   Play with flash player When her cup of tea went up to her the next morning… 00:08:59
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:09:17
8.   Play with flash player Let me dry my eyes, and return to my narrative. 00:08:02
9.   Play with flash player The tone in which she said those words… 00:07:06


Disc 11

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player When I first attracted the attention of the company by rising… 00:07:45
2.   Play with flash player Mr. Bruff gave it up, exactly as he had given it up… 00:08:46
3.   Play with flash player Second Narrative contributed by Matthew Bruff, solicitor 00:09:21
4.   Play with flash player The moment I got back I spoke to my clerk… 00:09:10
5.   Play with flash player We had walked on, for nearly a mile I should say… 00:09:01
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:11:25
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:08:55
8.   Play with flash player I remembered that Mr. Franklin Blake had detected… 00:06:55
9.   Play with flash player He handed me the open pocket - book. 00:08:07


Disc 12

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Third Narrative – contributed by Franklin Blake 00:11:20
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:08:59
3.   Play with flash player This stroke of sarcasm put him in a better humour… 00:09:29
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:06:47
5.   Play with flash player Having reached that inevitable conclusion… 00:07:55
6.   Play with flash player My directions in the memorandum instructed me… 00:07:00
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:07:54
8.   Play with flash player 'I won't trouble you with much about myself…' 00:10:17
9.   Play with flash player 'Well, I went in that morning to do my work in your room…' 00:09:48


Disc 13

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'Just at that moment, Mr. Betteredge spoilt it all…' 00:10:15
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:10:38
3.   Play with flash player 'She had only just spoken those cruel words…' 00:11:06
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:11:44
5.   Play with flash player I started, in ungovernable agitation, to my feet. 00:11:02
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:08:24
7.   Play with flash player I advanced towards her, hardly conscious… 00:07:43
8.   Play with flash player She was right – in every way, right. 00:08:38


Disc 14

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I attempted to speak. 00:07:12
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:08:08
3.   Play with flash player Early the next morning, I set forth… 00:08:44
4.   Play with flash player It was just too late to start by the train which left London… 00:07:28
5.   Play with flash player With the object that I had in view… 00:08:42
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:09:07
7.   Play with flash player 'I can add nothing which will make the description…' 00:10:46
8.   Play with flash player I felt that he was unanswerable, here… 00:09:43
9.   Play with flash player He paused again. I looked round at him. 00:09:38


Disc 15

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:08:39
2.   Play with flash player I began to regain my self - possession. 00:08:53
3.   Play with flash player I started to my feet. I tried to speak. 00:07:28
4.   Play with flash player 'I will try to answer you in a few words,' said Ezra Jennings… 00:09:53
5.   Play with flash player Fourth Narrative – Extracted from the Journal of Ezra Jennings 00:09:42
6.   Play with flash player Two o'clock. I have just returned from my round... 00:09:36
7.   Play with flash player Mr. Blake made me a sign to take him at his word. 00:09:03
8.   Play with flash player June 20th. Mr. Blake is beginning to feel… 00:09:04
9.   Play with flash player He opened his door with a low bow… 00:07:04


Disc 16

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Yesterday, also, Mr. Blake had the lawyer's answer. 00:10:06
2.   Play with flash player At that point in the conversation, we were interrupted… 00:09:18
3.   Play with flash player Betteredge withdrew to fetch the medicine - chest… 00:09:00
4.   Play with flash player Looking next towards Mr. Blake, I found him… 00:07:55
5.   Play with flash player We waited – seeing and hearing nothing. 00:08:56
6.   Play with flash player After saying those words, I put the writing materials… 00:08:17
7.   Play with flash player Fifth Narrative – The Story Resumed by Franklin Blake 00:08:06
8.   Play with flash player Without noticing either of us, Mr. Luker... 00:07:02
9.   Play with flash player At nine, the next morning, I was ready for my visitor. 00:10:02


Disc 17

  The Moonstone (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player In five minutes more, Sergeant Cuff and I… 00:10:18
2.   Play with flash player The illustrious name instantly produced its effect. 00:08:34
3.   Play with flash player Sixth Narrative – Contributed by Sergeant Cuff 00:10:29
4.   Play with flash player III: With regard to the subject now in hand... 00:07:55
5.   Play with flash player IV: Late on the evening of Friday, the twenty - third of June... 00:06:41
6.   Play with flash player V: This was the story told by your cousin... 00:08:58
7.   Play with flash player Seventh Narrative – In a letter from Mr. Candy 00:05:51
8.   Play with flash player Eighth Narrative – Contributed by Gabriel Betteredge 00:05:53
9.   Play with flash player Epilogue – The Finding of the Diamond – Sgt. Cuff's Man 00:02:49
10.   Play with flash player II. The Statement of the Captain (1849) 00:03:02
11.   Play with flash player III. The Statement of Mr. Murthwaite (1850) 00:08:57

Total Playing Time: 22:26:23






Author(s):
Collins, Wilkie

Reader(s):
Barrett, Sean; Dale, Sam; Foley, John; Marsh, Joe; Oliver, Jonathan; Parker, Jamie; Pickup, Ronald; Timson, David; Woolgar, Fenella

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0162

Barcode: 9781843797975

Release Date: 07/2014

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