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The sign of four

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, ©2001.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A beautiful young woman seeks the help of Holmes and Watson when the mysterious benefactor who has been sending her a pearl each year since her father disappeared wants to meet her. Involved are a priceless hoard of Indian treasure and a murderer, whose trademark is "the sign of four."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 0140439072 9780140439076
OCLC Number: 46602446
Description: xxiii, 128 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Further reading --
Chronology --
The sign of four --
Notes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Arthur Conan Doyle ; introduction by Peter Ackroyd ; notes by Ed Glinert.
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At first the interruption to the boredom of Sherlock Holmes seems to have little to do with crime. A governess, whose father vanished ten years ago and who has been receiving money each year, now  Read more...

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