A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARK BILLINGHAM



When Dr Watson ends up renting rooms in Baker Street with the eccentric Sherlock Holmes he finds that he has let himself in for a great deal more than he imagined. He is called upon to help the budding detective solve a perplexing mystery, involving a dead body found in a locked room. Although the body shows no signs of having been attacked Holmes is convinced that a murder has been committed. As Watson looks on, he uses his exceptional powers of deduction to unravel a case that involves both kidnapping and thwarted love.

 

About Arthur Conan Doyle

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh and studied medicine. He began writing while he waited for his practice to grow and, with 1887's A Study in Scarlet, created Sherlock Holmes, one of the most famous literary characters of all time. He was a volunteer physician in the Boer War and wrote a book on spiritualism.
 
Published November 10, 2009 by Vintage Digital. 160 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Islington Tribute

It’s apparently a necessary evil for Holmes in his search to find the killer of Enoch Drebber, a man found poisoned in a room with a wall stained with blood.

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