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A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four

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SeriesSherlock Holmes
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FormatMass Market Paperback
Pagination253p.
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Open LibraryOL10214434M
ISBN 100425041174
ISBN 139780425041178
OCLC/WorldCa62374105

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in After nine years in Jesuit schools, he went to Edinburgh University, receiving a degree in medicine in He then became an eye specialist in Southsea, with a distressing lack of success.

Hoping to augment his income, he wrote his first story, A Study in Scarlet. His detective, Sherlock Holmes, was modeled in part after Dr. Joseph Bell of the /5(). The interesting thing about this book (A study in Scarlet and The sign of Four), is that it is the first meeting between Dr.

John Watson and Sherlock Holmes. Though Watson cannot decide at first whether he even likes Holmes, they both become good friends and Cited by: 4. The world's most famous detective uses his celebrated skills of deduction in A Study in Scarlet, the tale that introduces Dr.

John Watson. Recently discharged from the military, Watson takes a room with an amazing young man — the arrogant crime expert, Sherlock Holmes/5.

Free download or read online A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Arthur Conan Doyle.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is /5. Although Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories featuring Holmes, A Study in Scarlet is one of only four full-length novels in the original canon.

The novel was followed by The Sign of the Four, published in A Study in Scarlet was the first work of detective fiction to incorporate the magnifying glass as an investigative tool.

In A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson first meet and investigate a seemingly impossible mystery that begins with a corpse in a deserted house. In The Sign of the Four the detective faces an even greater challenge: solving both the disappearance of Captain Arthur Morstan and the theft of the Agra treasure in India.

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A Study in Scarlet introduced the great scientific detective Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, his friend and chronicler, to the reading public.

This novel, a cornerstone in the annals of crime fiction, tells of their first meeting and how they set up in rooms together in Baker Street. Book details. A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.

The Complete Novels of Sherlock Holmes includes A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, and The Valley of Fear, and thirty-seven short stories from the Adventures, Memoirs and Return of Sherlock Holmes/5(2).

A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four, two short novels, are the beginning of the Holmes canon. They are racist, sexist, anti-Mormon, and inconsistent, yet enduringly funny, engaging, and entertaining/5(6). A Study in Scarlet, and The Sign of Four - Ebook written by Arthur Conan Doyle.

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"A Study in Scarlet" brings Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson together for the first time, creating one of the most illustrious crime-solving partnerships of all times.

In "The Sign of Fou"r, an incredible tale of greed and revenge unfolds as Holmes and Watson accompany a. Get this from a library.

A study in scarlet: and, the sign of four. [Arthur Conan Doyle] -- Discharged from the military after suffering severe wounds, Dr. Watson unsuccessfully searches for accommodation until a chance encounter leads him to Sherlock Holmes, and B Baker Street.

Holmes. The Sign of the Four is a novel starring the characters Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote it in after Joseph M Stoddart, the managing editor of Lippincott’s Monthly, commissioned the cott’s was an American magazine and Stoddart wished to make an English version utilizing British writers and editors.

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Stoddart asked Doyle to contribute. Although Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories featuring Holmes, A Study in Scarlet is one of only four full-length novels in the original canon.

To get an idea of how influential the Sherlock Holmes’ stories and novels became, A Study in Scarlet was the first work of fiction to incorporate the magnifying glass as an investigative tool.

As with the first story, A Study in Scarlet, produced two years previously, The Sign of the Four was not particularly successful to start with. It was the short stories, published from onwards in Strand Magazine, that made household names of Sherlock Holmes and his creator.

reference: Wikipedia, The Sign of the Four Category. I picked up the tidy little volume of three of his best-known Sherlock Holmes novels; The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, and The Sign of the Four.

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Having read The Hound a few times in the past for various school assignments, I ignored that section of the book and focused only on the other two stories. In A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson first meet and investigate a seemingly impossible mystery that begins with a corpse in a deserted house.

In The Sign of the Four the detective faces an even greater challenge: solving both the disappearance of Captain Arthur Morstan and the theft of the Agra treasure in India/5(K). The interesting thing about this book (A study in Scarlet and The sign of Four), is that it is the first meeting between Dr.

John Watson and Sherlock Holmes. Though Watson cannot decide at first whether he even likes Holmes, they both become good friends and partners while working on these cases/5(30). : A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of the Four () by A.

Doyle and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). A STUDY IN SCARLET, ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, $ This is Book 1 of the series "The Chronological Sherlock Holmes".

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Recently discharged from the military, Watson takes a room with the crime expert Sherlock Holmes. Their investigation of an unusual crime sets up the beginning of a magnificent and beneficial friendship for both. 2 stories are included. pages, paperback. A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four () by Sir Arthur Conan DoylePages: A Study in Scarlet is the first Sherlock Holmes book and it's the book were the best crime fighting duo of Sherlock and Watson meet.

As I haven't read anything by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle before, I didn't know if it would be easy to read or if it would be very formal as most classics seem to be; however I was very pleasantly surprised. A Study in Scarlet not only introduced the world to one of the most popular amateur detectives of all time, it takes the reader across continents on an exciting mystery.

*The Sign of the Four* The second Sherlock Holmes novel reminds the reader immediately of the distance between Nineteenth Century England and Twenty-First Century North America/5(14). And, the Sign of Four. DOWNLOAD NOW» Author: Arthur Conan Doyle. Publisher: Wordsworth Editions ISBN: Category: England Page: View: Bringing together Sherlock Holmes, the master of science detection, and John H Watson, the great detective's faithful chronicler, this novel not only establishes the magic of the Holmes myth but also provides the reader with a dramatic.

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Berkley medallion book, X Other Titles: Sign. The Sign of the Four, the second Holmes novel, presents the detective with one of his greatest challenges. The theft of the Agna treasure in India forms a catalyst for treachery, deceit and murder. With these two classic novels, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four, you have the brilliant foundation of the Sherlock Holmes canon.

Reading pleasure rarely comes any finer/5(77).Buy a cheap copy of A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the book by Arthur Conan Doyle. Arthur Conan Doyle's Study in Scarlet is the first published story involving the legendary Sherlock Holmes, arguably the world's best-known detective, and the first Free shipping over $/5(5).A Study In Scarlet CHAPTER I.

Mr. Sherlock Holmes I n the year I took my degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of London, and proceeded to Netley to go through the course prescribed for sur-geons in the army.

Having completed my studies there, I was duly attached to the Fifth Northumber-land Fusiliers as Assistant Surgeon. The File Size: 4MB.