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A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four - Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781840224115 (1840224118)
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Pages no: 204
Edition language: English
Series: Sherlock Holmes -9 (#1)
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Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0 The Sherlock Holmes Method
There is a scene in chapter one of the Sign of the Four that shines a light on the absurdity of how Sherlock Holmes solves crimes. The first step of Holmes' method is to have ludicrous amounts of detailed information about every topic at instantaneous recall. Second, you have to accept that definiti...
linakv rated it
3.0 A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four
I'm not going to review this, I'm just going to quickly sum up some thoughts regarding it.- Short, quick stories. Took me just a few hours to read.- Not a fan of the re-tellings of the "badguys". I found them quite boring and uninteresting.- I kept imagining Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock. (Never see...
Bayard's Books
Bayard's Books rated it
Reading Sherlock Holmes reminds me of G.K. Chesterton's "A Defence of Detective Stories". Here is a link to it. http://www.chesterton.org/discover-chesterton/selected-works/the-detective/a-defence-of-detective-stories/
Only Mostly Dead
Only Mostly Dead rated it
3.0 A Study in Scarlet (Wordsworth Classics)
A short read. Not bad but not amazing (for my tastes).I wonder how much I would I have enjoyed it more if I hadn't watched the modern Sherlock episode that's loosely based on it. It was very loose but enough was similar that some key points were "spoiled".The structure is odd by modern day standards...
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