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A Study in Scarlet - Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study in Scarlet
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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... show more
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' brilliant analytical skills soon uncover a trail of murder, revenge and lost love...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140057072 (0140057072)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 135
Edition language: English
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Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it
3.5 Short Review: A Study in Scarlet
A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Book 1 of Sherlock Holmes *Audio Part from The Complete Sherlock Holmes | Narrated by Simon Vance In the debut of literature's most famous sleuth, a dead man is discovered in a bloodstained room in Brixton. The only clues are a wedding ring, a gold ...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.5 A Study in Scarlet
The first case of Sherlock Holmes and his companion Watson is a fun, quick and easy read, which I enjoyed very much. The novel is devided into two parts, the first one being about the murder and the second one being about the reason for the murder and its solution. The first few chapters of the se...
zaczytany
zaczytany rated it
3.5 "Studium w szkarłacie" Arthur Conan Doyle
Jaki jest najsłynniejszy detektyw wszech czasów? Oczywiście Sherlock Holmes. Czy jest ktoś, kto o nim nie słyszał? Myślę, że ciężko by było takiego znaleźć. Wobec takiej powszechnej wiedzy aż głupio się przyznać, że znajomość ta istnieje tylko za pośrednictwem filmów, gier i opowieści. Nigdy bowiem ...
Book it Chewie
Book it Chewie rated it
4.0
Quick, easy and classic detective novel. I always end up forgetting how charmingly (and insufferably) charismatic and endearing Sherlock Holmes actually is.
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
4.0 Arthur Conan Doyle - A Study in Scarlet
So I've been wanting to read the Sherlock Holmes series for quite some time now and what better place to start than the beginning. A Study in Scarlet is the first of only four novels and shows the introduction of Dr Watson to Holmes who at the time is procuring the services of a rent boy, someone to...
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