The sign offour

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Grafton in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 144 Downloads: 843
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StatementSir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Physical Object
Pagination144p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17417828M
ISBN 100586201092
OCLC/WorldCa59241458

LibriVox recording of The Sign of the Four, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by a full cast. The Sign of the Four, the second of four novels featuring Sherlock Holmes, has a complex plot involving India, a stolen treasure, and a secret pact among four convicts and two corrupt prison guards. Novels (Sign of Four / Study in Scarlet) by Arthur Conan Doyle, , P.F. Collier edition, Hardcover in English - Authorized Edition.   The Sign of Four User Review - greenlantern - literary editor of The Spectator and chief book reviewer for the The Times, as well as writing several highly acclaimed books including a biography of Dickens and London: The Biography. He resides in London and his most recent highly acclaimed work is Thames: Sacred River.4/5(6). " When I decided to make my way through the Holmes Canon I was a bit disappointed by the first book. The second however was much better! The Sign of Four was amazing and intriguing. One of a good many Holmes stories that stands the test of time! "Nathan | 9/1/" Better than the first novel. I love the final line of the book. "Rebecca | 8/29/

  The Sign of Four - The Sign of Four audiobook, by Arthur Conan Doyle As a dense yellow fog swirls through the streets of London, a deep melancholy has descended on Sherlock Holmes, who sits in a cocaine-induced haze at B Baker Street. His mood is only lifted by a visit from a beautiful but distressed young woman—Mary Morstan, whose father vanished ten years 3/5. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on 22 May in Edinburgh. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and began to write stories while he was a his life he produced more than thirty books, short stories, poems, plays and essays across a wide range of genres. The Sign of Four (Book): Doyle, Arthur Conan: 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.". Unravel the Grade GCSE English Literature mystery by using this superb Workbook for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes novel, The Sign of the Four. It’s bursting with questions on the plot, characters, context, themes and the writer’s techniques — with answers at the back. We’ve also included a section of exercises to help students practise the skills they’ll need for the.

First published in , The Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's second book starring legendary detective Sherlock Holmes. The story is complex, involving a secret between four ex-cons from India and a hidden treasure. More complex than the first Holmes novel, The Sign of Four also introduces the detective's drug habit and leaves. Book Review: The Sign of Four. Title of Book: The Sign of Four. Author: Conan Doyle, Arthur. Rating: 4 stars = Really Good. Review: The brilliant adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson continue with The Sign of the Four. Holmes' deduction ability continues to amaze as he unravels mysteries as if they are elementary. Doyle's brilliant.

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Doyle wrote four novels and 56 short stories featuring the fictional detective/5. The Sign of Four ( Illustrated Edition): th Anniversary Collection Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Then the new found riches certainly would have deterred Dr Watson from declaring his love. Then the key to the treasure box is lost and so by this mysterious incident and accident, Dr /5(1K). First published inThe Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's second book starring legendary detective Sherlock Holmes.

The story is complex, involving a secret between four ex-cons from India and a hidden treasure. More complex than the first Holmes novel, The Sign of Four Pages: Read Sign of the Four by author Arthur Conan Doyle, FREE, online.

(Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Sign of the Four is a novel starring the characters Sherlock Holmes and John Watson.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote it in after Joseph M Stoddart, the managing editor of Lippincott’s Monthly, commissioned the cott’s was an American magazine and Stoddart wished to make an English version utilizing British writers and editors.

Stoddart asked Doyle to contribute. Beside it is written, in very rough and coarse characters, ‘The sign of the four,—Jonathan Small, Mahomet Singh, Abdullah Khan, Dost Akbar.’ No, I confess that I do not see how this bears upon the matter.

Yet it is evidently a document of importance. It has been kept carefully in a pocket-book; for the one side is as clean as the other.”. The Sign of Four Quotes Showing of “My mind," he said, "rebels at stagnation.

Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. Download The Sign Of The Four free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Arthur Conan Doyle.'s The Sign Of The Four for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. About The Sign of Four.

As a dense yellow fog swirls through the streets of London, a The sign offour book melancholy has descended on Sherlock Holmes, who sits in a cocaine-induced haze at B Baker Street. His mood is only lifted by a visit from a beautiful but distressed young woman – Mary Morstan, whose father vanished ten years before.

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The Sign of the Four (), also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Also contained in: Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Annotated Sherlock Holmes. 1/2 Best of Sherlock Holmes Boys' Sherlock Holmes Celebrated Cases of Sherlock Holmes Complete Sherlock Holmes Complete Sherlock /5(4).

The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Sign of the Four has a complex plot involving service in East India Company, India, the Indian Rebellion ofa stolen treasure, and a secret pact among four convicts ("the Four" of the title) and two corrupt prison : I sat up all night with paper and ink, and by the morning I had the two charts all ready, signed with the sign of four,--that is, of Abdullah, Akbar, Mahomet, and myself.

"Well, gentlemen, I weary you with my long story, and I know that my friend Mr. Jones is impatient to get me safely stowed in chokey. The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a novel featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes and his associate Dr. Watson. The novel begins when the woman Mary Morstan engages Holmes to help her.

Free download or read online The Sign of Four pdf (ePUB) (Sherlock Holmes Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Arthur Conan Doyle.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, mystery story are Dr.

John Watson, Sherlock Holmes. This is Conan Doyle's second "book" of four, though many see it as more an introductory “first book” style than the previously published A Study in Scarlet. The book was solicited from Conan Doyle at the same dinner as the publisher solicited Oscar Wilde to write what would become A Picture of Dorian Gray, both published in the same year, Get this from a library.

The sign of four. [Arthur Conan Doyle; Shafquat Towheed] -- " 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.

The Sign of the Four Arthur Conan Doyle. Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in Series: Sherlock Holmes #2.

Description. The second book of Sherlock Holmes adventures. Yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London, and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting. Publication of The Sign of Four.

The commissioning was done by the Philadelphian publishing house of J.B. Lippincott & Co. Lippincott’s were planning to publish “A Study in Scarlet” in their Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine, and wanted a follow up story.

So Conan Doyle wrote The Sign of Four, a story which also known as “The Sign of the Four”. THE SIGN OF FOUR appeared in LIPPINCOTT'S in February of ; Wilde would go on to publish THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY in the July issue.

Doyle retained the book rights to his work and quickly arranged for its publication in book form in London; this copy is the first issue, in the Spencer Blackett binding and the dropped letter on page Sherlock Holmes: THE SIGN OF THE FOUR by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ABOUT THE BOOK: The Sign of the Four, also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featu.

Buy a cheap copy of The Sign of the Four book by Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is bored and case-less, and relieving his boredom by alternating morphine and cocaine. Enter the charming Miss Mary Morstan, with whom Watson is Free shipping over $Cited by: #1: Which of these characters helped Small steal the treasure from the Sholto's.

#2: How does Sherlock cope with not having a mystery to solve. #3: What sort of gem did Major Sholto send to Mary. #4: Which of these characters was not arrested. The Sign of Four is the second novel by Arthur Conan Doyle to feature Sherlock Holmes.

Quick Review Entertaining and melodramatic, this short mystery has a lot going on and culminates with an epic night-time boat chase down The Thames. Not to be missed. 4 / 5 Summary (from back of book. The Sign of Four The Science of Deduction The Statement of the Case In Quest of a Solution The Story of the Bald-headed Man The Tra.

The Sign of the Four is the second Sherlock Holmes story and the action takes place before those in the short-story collections. One of the most interesting short novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes and Watson must solve a complex case involving mystery, murder, and a 5/5(2).

The Sign of the Four is one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes mystery stories. It was the second book to be published and one of the four full-length novels. In the story, Sherlock Holmes and the smitten Dr John Watson try to defeat a peg-legged man and his dwarf assistant while hunting for a fabled was originally serialised in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine as The Sign of.

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.The Sign of the Four is the second novel by Arthur Conan Doyle about master detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr John Watson. In this story they .