A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

"A Study in Scarlet" is the first published story of one of the most famous literary detectives of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Here Dr. Watson, who has just returned from a war in Afghanistan, meets Sherlock Holmes for the first time when they become flat-mates at the famous 221 B Baker Street. In "A Study in Scarlet" Sherlock Holmes investigates a murder at Lauriston Gardens as Dr. Watson tags along with Holmes while narratively detailing his amazing deductive abilities.

Title:A Study in Scarlet
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781420925531
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    A Study in Scarlet Reviews

  • Jayson

    (A-) 82% | Very GoodNotes: Despite its mediocre sojourn to Utah, it's an enjoyable read, and an interesting look at the original version of Holmes....

  • Tatiana

    Arthur Conan Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes novel is utterly unimpressive. In short, the book starts like this:and mid-way turns into this:And I am not even joking. The novel begins with Holmes and Wat...

  • Stephen

    The birth of a legend.... This is it...the novel in which Sir Arthur ushered the world’s greatest second best detective (after Batman) into our collective consciousness. Being the non-conformist ...

  • Anne

    Sherlock Holmes and the case of the Killer Mormons!But more about that later...Ok, the big deal about this one is that you get to see the Sherlock/Watson meet-cute. I mean, this is one of the most imp...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1), Arthur Conan Doyle A Study in Scarlet is an 1887 detective novel by British author Arthur Conan Doyle. Written in 1886, the story marks the first appearance o...

  • emma

    Who's the better detective: Sherlock Holmes, or me when I'm trying to figure out someone's entire moral compass based solely on who they're following on Instagram?Like, sure, Holmesy might use the pow...

  • Maureen

    Started 2021 with this classic from Arthur Conan Doyle. A reread and so worth reading again. Very enjoyable!...

  • Henry Avila

    This nifty novel ( really a novella) the first Sherlock Holmes book written in 1887, is rather strange since it is set both in the culture, of brimming Victorian London, 1881, and the dry , very hot ...

  • Alejandro

    The Game is on! ENTER THE DETECTIVE It's in this very first novel where the great character Sherlock Holmes, along with Dr. John Watson, are introduced to the audience in their first case togeth...

  • Adrian

    August 2020 5 stars ⭐️Group read for English Mysteries, as part of ongoing a complete Holmes buddy read. So having just finished this book, I am seriously considering upping my rating to 5 stars. ...