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A Study in Scarlet and the Sign of Four

A Study in Scarlet and the Sign of Four (Paperback)

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This volume contains the first two novel-length Sherlock Holmes cases: A Study in Scarlet, which to a large extent made Conan Doyle's literary reputation, and The Sign of Four.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersClassic crime Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 10/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9781443813174  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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The life of Arthur Conan Doyle illustrates the excitement and diversity of the Victorian age unlike that of any other single figure of the period. At different points in his life he was a surgeon on a whaling ship; a GP; an apprentice eye-surgeon; an unsuccessful parliamentary candidate (twice); a multi-talented sportsman; one of the inventors of cross-country skiing in Switzerland; a formidable public speaker; a campaigner against miscarriages of justice; a military strategist; a writer in a range of forms; and the head of an extraordinary family. In his autobiography, he wrote: 'I have had a life which, for variety and romance, could, I think, hardly be exceeded.' He was not wrong.

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