9781441839435

The Sign of Four (Classic Sherlock Holmes Mysteries)

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

ISBN 10: 1441839437 / 1-4418-3943-7
ISBN 13: 9781441839435
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: 2010

About this title:
Synopsis:
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 instantly smitten. She requests the assistance of Holmes and Watson to solve the mysterious disappearance of her father, and the subsequent invitation to “have justice” by an anonymous letter writer. Holmes and Watson happily accompany her to see the anonymous letter writer; only to become deeply embroiled in a mystery concerning treasure, murders, India, escaped convicts, and small savages with poisoned blowpipes. Meanwhile, Watson is worried that the fortune Miss Morstan is entitled to will prevent him from declaring his intentions...

From the Publisher:
This book is in Electronic Paperback Format. If you view this book on any of the computer systems below, it will look like a book. Simple to run, no program to install. Just put the CD in your CDROM drive and start reading. The simple easy to use interface is child tested at pre-school levels.

Windows 3.11, Windows/95, Windows/98, OS/2 and MacIntosh and Linux with Windows Emulation.

Includes Quiet Vision's Dynamic Index. the abilty to build a index for any set of characters or words.


From the Back Cover:
It is in this, the second Holmes novel, that the great detective comes fully to life—not only as a melancholic and an inscrutable master of deduction, but also as an incurable drug addict. "Which is it today?" Watson asks Holmes matter-of-factly on the opening page of the novel, "morphine or cocaine?" "It is cocaine," Holmes famously replies. "A seven-per-cent solution. Would you like to try it?" Mary Morstan comes to Holmes in the hope that he will be able to solve a mystery. Ten years earlier her father, Captain Arthur Morstan, had returned to London on leave from his regiment in India where it is said that he and one Thadeus Sholto, "came into possession of a considerable treasure." By the time his daughter arrived at his hotel, he had vanished without a trace. The Sign of Four remains a small masterpiece of suspense, and the novel has enjoyed a steady readership ever since its first publication in 1890. In recent years, however, it has not been readily available except as a part of larger omnibus Holmes anthologies. This Broadview edition provides a reliable text at a very reasonable price. It contains textual notes but no appendices or introduction.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
 

The Sign of Four (Classic Sherlock Holmes Mysteries): Search Results

1.

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
ISBN 10: 1441839437
ISBN 13: 9781441839435
Bookseller: Revaluation Books (Exeter, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, 2010. MP3 CD. Book Condition: Brand New. mp3 una edition. 7.25x5.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1441839437

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 79.27
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 8.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book