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Masterpiece Mysteries
 

Mondays, September 16-November 4 | 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Price:
Class Full
Course closing date: 9/16/2019
Location:  Rocky River Public Library
Your Instructor(s) will be: Cheryl Wires
For more information contact: Lorraine Nelson, 216-368-5145

Description:

Masterpiece Mysteries

 

Mondays, September 16, October 14, October 21 

(3-4:30 p.m.)


Mondays, September 23, September 30, October 7, October 29, November 4 

(2-3:30 p.m.)

 

Wilkie Collins created the very first detective to appear in a novel-length mystery, Sergeant Cuff in The Moonstone (1868).  Cuff is called to an English country house to investigate the disappearance of a sacred diamond.  Charles Dickens began a rival tale with the Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870). Edwin is engaged to a young, sheltered Rosa, but his devoted uncle, Jasper, loves her … in a mad, menacing manner.  Both mysteries are built on dark secrets, double lives, and – how germane today – opium addictions.  These classic mysteries are the subjects of intriguing Masterpiece Theatre adaptations.  


Books: The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins; The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Charles Dickens


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If you have any issues while registering please call us at 216-368-2090 or 216-368-2091
The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program | Case Western Reserve University | 10900 Euclid Avenue | Cleveland, OH 44106-7116 | 216.368.2090 | lifelonglearning@case.edu

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