Moonstone is the legendary diamond stone set in the forehead of the statue of God at Somnath. The plot of the novel is complex. Rachel Verinder, a young English woman, receives a large, Indian diamond as a gift on her eighteenth birthday. The diamond is a legacy from her uncle, a corrupted English army officer who had served in India. On the very night of her birthday, the diamond is stolen from her bedroom . Then follow days of sadness, grief, misery and misfortunes till the mystery is solved.
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