A Study in Scarlet (Illustrated)

A Study in Scarlet (Illustrated)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Overview

The Novel That Introduced Sherlock Holmes to the World

This Top Five Classics edition of A STUDY IN SCARLET features:

� The original, unabridged text by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
� The original illustrations by D.H. Friston, plus addition early drawings by George Hutchinson and James Greig
� A helpful introduction and author bio

A STUDY IN SCARLET was the first story by Arthur Conan Doyle to feature Sherlock Holmes. It begins with Dr. John Watson, an injured Afghan war veteran, searching for someone to share lodgings with in 1881 London. He soon meets the enigmatic young Sherlock Holmes, who ushers him into a world of mystery and murder, and of cases too confounding for anyone but this uniquely gifted consulting detective to solve. Two killings in London have Scotland Yard perplexed, and the solution Holmes reveals takes the reader on a journey to America�s Wild West of the 1850s and beyond.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940149836031
Publisher: Top Five Books
Publication date: 06/18/2014
Series: Top Five Classics , #18
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

A prolific author of books, short stories, poetry, and more, the Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for the creation of one of literature’s most vivid and enduring characters: Sherlock Holmes. Through detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction, Holmes and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step into the swirling fog of Victorian London to rescue the innocent, confound the guilty, and solve the most perplexing puzzles known to literature.

Date of Birth:

May 22, 1859

Date of Death:

July 7, 1930

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Crowborough, Sussex, England

Education:

Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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