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Superior to Reason

Gabriel Betteredge has been our only real source of information about the mystery of the Moonstone, except for the prologue written by the cousin of John Herncastle.  He has always been conscious of his story telling, constantly jilting the reader … Continue reading

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To Trust a Storyteller…?

Wilkie Collins makes the reliability of the narrator an immediate and persistent question in The Moonstone. In the prologue, Collins writes, “And I declare, on my word of honour, that what I am now about to write is, strictly and … Continue reading

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