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May 26, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online via Zoom
Watertown, MA 02472
Free. Registration required.
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The Moonstone: Read (and Watch) Along *Zoom Discussion*

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Join us in reading Wilkie Collin's classic murder mystery The Moonstone, which is always available on Overdrive and Libby. We will read the book in chunks and discuss weekly. After finishing the novel, we'll watch the BBC Miniseries Moonstone streaming through Hoopla, and compare it to the book! The Moonstone is a spellbinding tale of romance, theft, and murder, and is considered the inspiration for the detective mystery genre. READING AND WATCH SCHEDULE Tuesday, May 12th @2 - Prologue through First Period, Chapter XII Tuesday, May 19th @2- First Period, Chapter XIII through Second Period, First Narrative, Chapter IV Tuesday, May 26th @2- Second Period, First Narrative, Chapter V through Second Period, Third Narrative, Chapter VII Tuesday, June 2nd @2 - Second Period, Third Narrative, Chapter VIII to the End Tuesday, June 9th @2 - BBC's Moonstone series, episodes 1-3 Tuesday, June 16th @2 - BBC's Moonstone series, episodes 4-5, Closing Discussion