A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, Book 1) by Arthur Conan Doyle

By Arthur Conan Doyle

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"In 1887, a tender Arthur Conan Doyle released A examine in Scarlet, therefore growing a world icon within the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. during this, the 1st Holmes secret, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the confusing line "You were in Afghanistan, I perceive." And so starts Watson's, and the world's, fascination with this enigmatic character."

Doyle provides both confusing mysteries for Holmes to resolve: one a homicide that happens within the shadowy outskirts of London, in a locked room the place the haunting notice Rache is written upon the wall, the opposite a kidnapping set within the American West. quick selecting up the "scarlet thread of homicide working throughout the colourless skein of life," Holmes doesn't fail at discovering the reality - and making literary heritage.

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