Study Guide

The Moonstone Characters

By Wilkie Collins

Gabriel Betteredge

Gabriel Betteredge is one of the most memorable narrators you'll ever come across: he's a...

Franklin Blake

Franklin is the person responsible for putting together all of the narratives that make up the...

Godfrey Ablewhite

Mr. Godfrey Ablewhite "loved everybody. And everybody loved him" (1.1.8.26). This is Gabriel...

Miss Clack

No characters in this novel are perfect. Even the people we're meant to admire, like Rachel and...

Rachel Verinder

Rachel is one of the central characters of the novel. You might even think of her as the romantic...

Mr. Bruff

Mr. Bruff is the family lawyer for the Verinders. He's known them forever – since before...

Rosanna Spearman

Poor Rosanna. She's not a major character, but she plays an important role in moving the story...

Sergeant Cuff

Considering that many critics, including the famous poet T.S. Eliot, have called The Moonstone...

Ezra Jennings

Ezra Jennings is one of the weirder characters in The Moonstone, which is saying a lot. He's...