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By Arthur Conan Doyle

In 1887, a tender Arthur Conan Doyle released A learn in Scarlet, therefore developing 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 off Watson’s, and the world’s, fascination with this enigmatic character.

Doyle offers both complicated mysteries for Holmes to unravel: 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 opting for up the “scarlet thread of homicide operating in the course of the colourless skein of life,” Holmes doesn't fail at discovering the truth—and making literary historical past.

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