A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan-Doyle

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When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened house in south London, Watson is startled to find a dead man whose face is contorted in a rictus of horror. There is no mark of violence on the body yet a single word is written on the wall in blood. Dr Watson is as baffled as the police, but Holmes’s brilliant analytical skills soon uncover a trail of murder, revenge and lost love …

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859 and died in 1930. Penguin publish all the books about the great detective, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fear, His Last Bow, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The Uncollected Sherlock Holmes and The Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes.
Published March 6, 2008 by Penguin. 130 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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Dr. Watson, back from military service abroad,is introduced to Sherlock Holmes.

Nov 19 2012 | Read Full Review of A Study in Scarlet

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In fact, it completely parallels Doyle’s first Sherlock Holmes story, A Study in Scarlet,which gets its name from Holmes’ comment that the murder scene is “a study in scarlet.”.

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