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A Study in Scarlet (Vintage Classics)

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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.
 
 

Synopsis:

In the first of Sherlock Holmes adventures, Dr. Watson ends up renting rooms in Baker Street with the eccentric Holmes and finds himself called upon to help the budding detective solve a perplexing mystery involving a dead body showing no sign of having been attacked found in a locked room. Holmes is convinced a murder has been committed.

Synopsis:

The first of the Sherlock Holmes stories, this was also the first of Conan Doyle's books to be published. In this fascinating and exciting tale, the two towering creations of detective fiction--Holmes, the master of the science of detection, and Watson, his faithful companion--make their auspicious debut. The two detectives are immediately in fine form as Holmes plucks the solution to the mystery from the heart of Victorian London.

About the Author

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. A Study in Scarlet, his first novel and Sherlock Holmes story, was published in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887. He was the author of more than fifty novels, ranging in genre from science fiction to historical fiction. He died in 1930.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099530534
Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Publisher:
Random House UK
Introduction by:
Billingham, Mark
Introduction:
Billingham, Mark
Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir
Author:
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Author:
Billingham, Mark
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Sherlock Holmes
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Classics
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.4 in 0.26 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In the first of Sherlock Holmes adventures, Dr. Watson ends up renting rooms in Baker Street with the eccentric Holmes and finds himself called upon to help the budding detective solve a perplexing mystery involving a dead body showing no sign of having been attacked found in a locked room. Holmes is convinced a murder has been committed.
"Synopsis" by , The first of the Sherlock Holmes stories, this was also the first of Conan Doyle's books to be published. In this fascinating and exciting tale, the two towering creations of detective fiction--Holmes, the master of the science of detection, and Watson, his faithful companion--make their auspicious debut. The two detectives are immediately in fine form as Holmes plucks the solution to the mystery from the heart of Victorian London.
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