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The sign of four

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle; Shafquat Towheed
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2010.
Series: Broadview editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... A detective story and an imperial romance. Ostensibly the story of Mary Morstan, a beautiful young woman enlisting the help of Holmes to find her vanished father and solve the mystery of her receipt of a perfect pearl on the same date each year, it gradually uncovers a tale of treachery and human greed. The action audaciously ranges from penal settlements on the Andaman Islands to the suburban comfort of South  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle; Shafquat Towheed
ISBN: 9781551118376 1551118378
OCLC Number: 471809758
Description: 218 pages : portrait, map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Broadview editions.
Responsibility: Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited by Shafquat Towheed.

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Presents the story of Mary Morstan, a beautiful young woman enlisting the help of Holmes to find her vanished father and solve the mystery of her receipt of a perfect pearl on the same date each  Read more...

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"In this erudite and provocative edition, Shafquat Towheed offers fans of both Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle an intricate account of the intertextual histories at the heart of The Sign of Read more...

 
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