By Arthur Conan Doyle

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"In 1887, a tender Arthur Conan Doyle released A learn in Scarlet, hence growing a world icon within the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. during this, the 1st Holmes secret, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the complicated line "You were in Afghanistan, I perceive." And so starts Watson's, and the world's, fascination with this enigmatic character."

Doyle offers both complicated mysteries for Holmes to resolve: one a homicide that occurs within the shadowy outskirts of London, in a locked room the place the haunting notice Rache is written upon the wall, the opposite a kidnapping set within the American West. speedy deciding upon up the "scarlet thread of homicide operating throughout the colourless skein of life," Holmes doesn't fail at discovering the reality - and making literary background.

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302 Persuasive Essay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 718 Shakespearean Tragedy . . . . . . . . . . . 334 Reflective Essay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 874 Metaphysical Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . 506 Biographical Narrative . . . . . . . . . . . 1056 Nonfiction in the 18th Century . . . . . . . . . 564 Literary Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1356 Satire . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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