The Moonstone Novel by Wilkie Collins 1868 (First Edition): Annotated (Paperback)
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary novel. It is an early example of the modern detective novel, and established many of the ground rules of the modern genre. The story was serialized in Charles Dickens's magazine All the Year Round. Collins adapted The Moonstone for the stage in 1877. This is the first published edition in 1868.