The Moonstone

The Moonstone

A city on the southern English coast, to which Rachel Verinder moves during her brief, ill-fated engagement to Godfrey Ablewhite.
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Brighton Term Timeline in The Moonstone

The timeline below shows where the term Brighton appears in The Moonstone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Discovery of the Truth: First Narrative: Miss Clack: Chapter 7
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...moving Rachel and Godfrey with Godfrey’s mother and her ill sister to a house in Brighton. (full context)
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...to recruit the necessary people. Delighted, Rachel even invites Miss Clack to join them in Brighton, opening “the glorious prospect of interference.” Miss Clack finds the most pious servants possible and... (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: First Narrative: Miss Clack: Chapter 8
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...never declined again after this episode (especially because, about a month after her arrival in Brighton, “events in the money-market” forced Miss Clack to leave England). (full context)
The Discovery of the Truth: Second Narrative: Mathew Bruff: Chapter 1
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...because of the will’s structure. So Bruff jumps on the opportunity to take Rachel to Brighton and gets Rachel to admit that she is “marrying in despair,” but that she believes... (full context)