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  • Visitors And The Speckled Band
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    Conan Doyle's 'The Speckled Band' Compared With 'Visitors' by Brian Moon This essay will examine both 'the Speckled Band' by Conan Doyle and 'Visitors' by Brian Moon and will look at how each one conforms to or diverges from the conventions of the detective story and also how each story is representative of the century it was written in by how it presents the woman, the hero and the villain. The conventions of the detective story were mostly established in the early twentieth century yet 'the Sp...
  • Sir Henry Baskerville
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    Chapter 1 Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table. I stood upon the hearth-rug and picked up the stick which our visitor had left behind him the night before. It was a fine, thick piece of wood, bulbous-headed, of the sort which is known as a 'Penang lawyer. ' Just under the head was a broad silver band nearly an inch across. 'To James Mortimer, M.R.C.S., from his friends ...
  • Next Morning Watson And Holmes
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    Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is a collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories. Silver Blaze, The Yellow Face, The Stock-Brokers Clerk, The Gloria Scott, The Musgrave Ritual, The Reigate Puzzle, The Crooked Man, The Resident Patient, The Greek Interpreter, The Naval Treaty, and The Final Problem are included. A lot of information about Holmes and Watson is included in this collection. There is some information which is shocking, and other information which might ...
  • Greatest Holmes Mysteries
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    When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes, he had no idea that his creation would become on of the most read and talked about fiction characters ever. Doyle himself did not even think that the Sherlock Holmes stories were good literature, but as he found out, people were not interested in the quality of his writing but rather being entertained by the world's most famous detective. Holmes was created in March 1886 but was not introduced to the public until November 1887 due to lack of f...
  • Sherlock Holmes
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    First, Holmes is the first scientific detective. Second, all of his cases ended up solved so therefore there are no flaws in his method. Well after researching in and out of books and web sites, I finally found the "true" way Holmes solved crimes. The site I found such spectacular information is Sherlock ian. Net. This sight was helpful and it made me understand most of the stories by Conan Doyle. The way Holmes began most investigations was by finding an alternative and providing against it. Th...
  • Mr Holder For Three Thousand Pounds
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    1. Author? Sir Arthur Conan Do il. 2. Setting? Baker Street, Threadneedle street, and Streatham in London England. 3. Identify the theme of your book? The theme is to never misjudge people until proven guilty. 4. Story? One morning, a well-known gentleman went into a bank in London, and was received immediately by Mr. Alexander Holder, head of the bank. He asked for a loan of fifty thousand Pounds. Mr. Holder asked him to present collateral to cover that large sum of money; the man showed him a ...
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Detective Story
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    There are many different books, in many different genres. There are horror novels, love stories, suspenseful books, and detective stories. The detective story's evolution has been a long and eventful process. The man responsible for the biggest leap in the detective story was Arthur Conan Doyle. He gave the world Sherlock Holmes, who could be considered the greatest investigator in detective story history. Holmes was unique in detective story history. .".. The reader's interest is captivated not...
  • Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859 to Mary Foley and Charles Doyle. He had a good education and studied medicine at Edinburgh University, graduating at 22 years old. He paid his way, working as a clerk for Dr Joseph Bell, who later became the model for Sherlock Holmes. The first story 'A Study in Scarlet' was published in 'Beeton's Christmas Annuals' in December 1887. Ironically he regarded the Holmes stories as a distraction as he wanted to write other k...
  • Various Sherlock Holmes Stories
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    During the Victorian era as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created various adventures of Sherlock Holmes, he was surrounded by a patriarchal society. The assumption that women were inferior to men was true of that period. Women were expected to stay inside, raise the children, and perform "social" tasks. Men ate meat while women ate cake, strawberries, and custard (Bird 1). In various Sherlock Holmes stories featuring females, Doyle devises plots that depend on women, however they are often silent or ph...
  • Mr Sherlock Holmes And Dr John Watson
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    A Study in Scarlet was written in 1887 by Sir Arthur Doyle It was a mysterious case of love, murder, and revenge. Mr Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson used the science of deductioto solve this mysterious case and catch the killer The first section of the book took place in 1878 in London England. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson shared an apartmentogether on 221 b Baker street. The first murder was held i Lauriston Gardens. The second murder took place in Halliday Private Hotel The second part o...

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