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9 edition of The Sign of the Four found in the catalog.

The Sign of the Four

Sherlock Holmes BBC

by Arthur Conan Doyle

  • 359 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Sherlock Holmes,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Audio - Mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDramatization (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7828770M
    ISBN 100553526405
    ISBN 109780553526400

    Surviving copies are now worth several thousand dollars. In this story a Miss Mary Morstan gets Sherlock Holmes and Watson to help her with a complicated case that involves her deceased father. Water and electricity stopped working, police officers left, and talks began of civil war between the Shiites and Sunnis. This story is likely best known for two things.

    Later editions have varied between the two versions of the title, with most editions adopting the four-word form. Her dad had disappeared suddenly 10 years ago. With the help of dog Toby that he sends Watson to collect from Mr. You know, too, what a black reaction comes upon you. Not wanting to bring attention to the object of the quarrel—and also worried that circumstances would suggest that he had killed Morstan in an argument, particularly since Morstan's head struck the corner of the chest as he fell—Sholto disposed of the body and hid the treasure.

    She wants Holmes and Watson to accompany the mysterious rendezvous. Her father, an Indian army captain, has gone missing. One was a wooden legged man and the other an extremely agile accomplice who shot a poisoned dart at Bartholomew Sholto. I hope you'll join me for the trip. The Sign of the Four has been adapted extensively on stage, screen, TV and radio. While the police wrongly take Thaddeus in as a suspect, Holmes deduces that there are two persons involved in the murder: a one-legged man, Jonathan Small, as well as another "small" accomplice.


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The Sign of the Four Study Guide

Mary feels the same way. Doyle were concerned about the use of Cocaine in the late 19th Century and its negative effects. His dress is exactly like that of an old sailor. There has long been a discussion over what the proper title of the story is. Lesson 3: If you want something to go well, do the proper planning ahead for it.

Yet upon that afternoon, whether it was the Beaune which I had taken with my lunch, or the additional exasperation produced by the extreme deliberation of his manner, I suddenly felt that I could hold out no longer.

He had obtained twelve months leave from his Indian regiment and sent word to her to meet him at his hotel. However, the iron treasure box is empty; Small claims to have dumped the treasure over the side during the chase. We are used to seeing that people mock what they do not understand.

The reason he sent the letter is that Bartholomew has found the treasure and possibly Thaddeus and Mary might confront him for a division of it.

When Mary arrived at the hotel, she was told her father had gone out the previous night and not returned. On only his second outing in a full-length novel, Holmes is on top form throughout, stimulated by injections of cocaine and his celebrated deductive method "How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?

Too bad that nature made one man out of you, When there was fabric enough for a worthy man and a rogue. For Sherlock Holmes, this is an enigma that's simply crying out to be solved!

The Sign of the Four

They will eventually get married. Most of the time, editors favor the four-word version of the title. You must lead from the front, by example. Water and electricity stopped working, police officers left, and talks began of civil war between the Shiites and Sunnis. Small met the other men with whom he acquired the treasure when he was a guard in the city of Agra.

It is a very expensive, lustrous, single pearl. Yup, you read the correctly — his mischievousness! There — Sherlock Holmes figures: the culprit — Jonathan Small has given the steamer for repairs!

None of his agents of course had checked the repair shops. They murdered the messenger and hid the treasure in a place in Agra.Book Review: The Sign of Four The Sign of Four begins when a young woman comes to Sherlock Holmes with a problem. Her father disappeared from his hotel in London on returning on leave from India.

She then began receiving a pearl a year for the past six year from an anonymous benefactor. She wants Holmes and Watson to accompany the mysterious.

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