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The Sign of Four - Arthur Conan Doyle
The Sign of Four
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Yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London, and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has... show more
Yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London, and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has received a present of a rare and lustrous pearl. Now, on the day she is summoned to meet her anonymous benefactor, she consults Holmes and Watson.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140439076 (0140439072)
ASIN: 140439072
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 129
Edition language: English
Category:
Literature, Mystery
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
3.0 The Sign of Four ★★★☆☆
In this second Sherlock Holmes novel, Dr. Watson falls adorably in love and we discover that Holmes has to keep his busy brain stimulated with cocaine when he doesn’t have a mystery to work on. As Watson regards this habit with the same level of disapproval that in 2019 we might regard a tobacco or ...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
3.0 Didn't Love it, Didn't Hate it
I don't see me re-reading this in the future. It's not a bad book, just not compelling. Reading about Holmes going in deep with his cocaine addiction is not interesting. And Watson hoping the case they are looking into keeps Holmes engaged is not that interesting either. If anything, I would say thi...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
2.0 Halloween Bingo - Locked Room Mystery - I liked Mycroft better
I hadn't made up my mind about the Locked Room Mystery square until the last minute. For some of the other squares my choices were fairly long and I was looking forward to them, so I was glad to spot The Sign of the Four on the suggested list. The novel is included in The Works of A. Conan Doyle...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it
3.0 The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
“No, no: I never guess. It is a shocking habit,—destructive to the logical faculty. I chose this one for my read by flashlight/candlelight square for two reason: first, it is short, and second, there is something fitting about reading Sherlock Holmes by candlelight. This was a reread. I've alway...
ljubicasta
ljubicasta rated it
Skinuto pola zvezdice zbog plitko opisanog odnosa V. i Meri. Cela situacija deluje usiljeno i naglo. Tj. ili meni deluje, ili se u to vreme taj bracni posao tako zavrsavao.
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