A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

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The first of the Sherlock Holmes stories, this was also the first of Conan Doyle's books to be published. In this fascinating and exciting tale, the two towering creations of detective fiction--Holmes, the master of the science of detection, and Watson, his faithful companion--make their auspicious debut. The two detectives are immediately in fine form as Holmes plucks the solution to the mystery from the heart of Victorian London.show more

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  • Paperback | 253 pages
  • 127 x 190.5 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192837656
  • 9780192837653

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The first Sherlock Holmes adventure tells of a mystery in the heart of Victorian London; solved, of course, by Holmes in unerring fashion, it proves to be the consequence of a tragedy in America. (Kirkus UK)show more

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