Encyclopedia > The Moonstone

  Article Content

The Moonstone

The Moonstone is an (1868) mystery novel by Wilkie Collins, sometimes considered to be the first mystery novel in the English language.

It tells the story of events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious yellow diamond, upon which a curse was placed.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Oedipal complex

... anthropological studies of totemism and argued that totemism reflected a ritualized enactment of a tribal Oedipal conflict. Although many scholars today are intrigued by ...