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The Sign of the Four.

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1890.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sign of the Four (1890) was the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories starring the fictional detective. The story is set in 1887 or 1888. The Sign of Four has a complex plot involving service in East India Company India, the Indian Rebellion of 1857, a stolen treasure and a secret pact among a guard and three convicts. It presents the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 9781877527692 1877527696
OCLC Number: 437088145
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter I The Science Of Deduction; Chapter Ii The Statement Of The Case; Chapter Iii In Quest Of A Solution; Chapter Iv The Story Of The Baldheaded Man; Chapter V The Tragedy Of Pondicherry Lodge; Chapter Vi Sherlock Holmes Gives A Demonstration; Chapter Vii The Episode Of The Barrel; Chapter Viii The Baker Street Irregulars; Chapter Ix A Break In The Chain; Chapter X The End Of The Islander; Chapter Xi The Great Agra Treasure; Chapter Xii The Strange Story Of Jonathan Small.
Other Titles: Sign of four

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The Sign of the Four (1890) was the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories starring the fictional detective. The story is set in 1887 or 1888. The Sign of Four has a complex plot involving service in East India Company India, the Indian Rebellion of 1857, a stolen treasure and a secret pact among a guard and three convicts. It presents the detective's drug habit and humanizes him in a way that had not been done in the first novel, A Study in Scarlet. It also introduces Doctor Watson's future wife, Mary Morstan. [descript.

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