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Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Boscombe Pool

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ISBN-10: 1405876883

ISBN-13: 9781405876889

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Arthur Conan Doyle

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Classic / British English (Available February 2008) Who killed Charles McCarthy at Boscombe Pool? And why? Detective Lestrade from Scotland Yard thinks it was McCarthy's son, James. Things do not look good for James. But the famous English detective, Sherlock Holmes, sees things differently. His friend, Dr Watson, joins him and tells the story.
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Book details

List price: $7.70
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 3/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 56
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.154
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…