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Norwood Mystery

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ISBN-10: 0194248836

ISBN-13: 9780194248839

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Arthur Conan Doyle

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'For me, Watson, life is not so interesting,' says Holmes.'I loved to read the newspaper, hoping to find some news of an interesting crime for me to investigate or a dangerous criminal for me to catch. Where are all those clever criminals these days?'Then, suddenly, a wild, excited young man runs up the stairs to Holmes' room. He has a story to tell about a strange crime that took place in Norwood. But who is the criminal? And is he dangerous? Life, for Holmes, suddenly starts to get interesting.
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Book details

List price: $9.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 72
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

The most famous fictional detective in the world is Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. However, Doyle was, at best, ambivalent about his immensely successful literary creation and, at worst, resentful that his more "serious" fiction was relatively ignored. Born in Edinburgh, Doyle studied medicine from 1876 to 1881 and received his M.D. in 1885. He worked as a military physician in South Africa during the Boer War and was knighted in 1902 for his exceptional service. Doyle was drawn to writing at an early age. Although he attempted to enter private practice in Southsea, Portsmouth, in 1882, he soon turned to writing in his spare time; it eventually became his profession. As a Liberal…