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Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sign of the Four

Sherlock Holmes is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has received a present of a rare and lustrous pearl. Now, on the day she is summoned to meet her anonymous benefactor, she consults Holmes and Watson.
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  • Cynthiashared an impression2 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot
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    🚀Unputdownable

    I have read all Sherlock Holmes books and this is just as perfect! Learnt so many new words! At first it seems like a very perplexing story but then it just gets perfectly clear!!

  • perleprieusshared an impression7 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    Conan Doyle was brilliant. Each page of the book is consistent.

  • Flying Catshared an impressionlast year
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    It was epic

Quotes

  • Flying Cathas quotedlast year
    while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty.
  • Ulianahas quoted2 years ago


    He smiled gently. “It is of the first importance,” he said, “not to allow your judgment to be biased by personal qualities.
  • Anahas quoted2 days ago
    "The division seems rather unfair," I remarked. "You have done all the work in this business. I get a wife out of it, Jones gets the credit, pray what remains for you?"

    "For me," said Sherlock Holmes, "there still remains the cocaine-bottle." And he stretched his long white hand up for it.

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