‘The MacGuffinest MacGuffin of them all’: what do you think of The Moonstone’s ending?


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We’re in spoiler territory here – but Wilkie Collins’ bizarre grand finale is both ludicrous and wonderful

As we come to the end of The Moonstone, we must ask a very important question: what the hell?

Here – and this is spoiler territory, so please go and enjoy the end of the novel for yourself before reading the following paragraphs – is how things conclude.

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