Originally named A Tangled Skein, this is the first Sherlock Holmes story. The real strength and the unique quality of the novel lies in the introduction of Holmes and Watson to each other - and those dark early scenes when a corpse is discovered in a derelict house in southeast London. The ultimate crusader against crime and criminals, Holmes' genius is revealed here for the very first time.
"Excellent as expected."
This is the story in which Conan Doyle first unleashed the most famous partnership in the history of criminal detection.
"When Young Sherlock and John H. First Meet"
Two American travelers have been killed—one with poison, the other with a knife through the heart—and the only clues at the scene are a woman’s wedding ring and the German word for “vengeance” written in blood. The military surgeon Dr. John Watson is brought in to investigate, along with his clever, arrogant new roommate, Sherlock Holmes.
"Good story, ill chosen narrator"
The first of the Sherlock Holmes stories, this was also the first of Conan Doyle's books to be published. In this fascinating and exciting tale, the two towering creations of detective fiction--Holmes, the master of the science of detection, and Watson, his faithful companion--make their auspicious debut. The two detectives are immediately in fine form as Holmes plucks the solution to the mystery from the heart of Victorian London.
Uno studio in rosso (A Study in Scarlet) è il primo romanzo di Sir Arthur Conan Doyle della serie delle avventure del celebre detective Sherlock Holmes. Fu pubblicato nel 1887, e vi fu presentata la coppia più celebre della letteratura investigativa: Holmes e Watson. Contemporaneamente vi viene presentato il metodo analitico e deduttivo di Holmes, citando anche lo scrittore, Edgar Allan Poe, che per primo lo illustrò, a cui peraltro Holmes non risparmia critiche.
Esli vy izuchaete anglijskij jazyk ili svobodno na nem govorite, u vas est' zamechatel'naja vozmozhnost' uslyshat' na jazyke originala zahvatyvajushhij rasskaz doktora Vatsona o ego pervoj vstreche s Sherlokom Holmsom, a zatem proverit' svoe ponimanie proizvedenija, proslushav russkij perevod. Tekst neadaptirovan.Anglijskuju versiju chitaet Joseph Samuel Bagley (Great Britain).
A tired and battle scarred surgeon returns to London after being wounded in the third Afghan war. After his money starts to run low, a chance encounter leads him to take a flat with an eccentric man at 221B Baker Street. Thus begins the famous crime-solving partnership of the Holmes and Watson duo.
Se trata de un asesinato cometido en Londres a finales del siglo XVIII y principios del XIX. Por aquel entonces Sherlock Holmes ayudaba a la policía en los crímenes. Todo empieza en la amistad de Sherlock Holmes con el doctor Watson. Se conocen de compañeros de habitación. Serlock se dedicaba a ayudar a los detectives de Londres. Uno de los casos que se le asignó fue un asesinato en la carretera de Brixton.
In the first of all the Sherlock Holmes stories, Dr. John Watson, discharged from military service after suffering severe wounds, is at a loose end until a chance encounter leads him to take rooms with a remarkable young man. The arrogant, irascible Sherlock Holmes is a master chemist, a talented musician, and an expert on all aspects of crime.
"Homes' deductions a bit too excessive for my taste"
This is the very first Sherlock Holmes novel, published in 1887. In it, Holmes and Watson meet for the first time. It is a fascinating and exciting tale of kidnapping and murder. The detective and the doctor are immediately in fine form as Holmes plucks the solution to the mystery from the heart of Victorian London.
In the story that started it all, Holmes and Watson meet for the first time and Inspector Gregson of Scotland Yard asks the world's first consulting detective to assist in the investigation of a bizarre poisoning case.
This book served as the world's introduction to the tales of the great Sherlock Holmes, as told by his new roommate and future chronicler, Dr. Watson. Their first case involves a murder in London, Mormons, and myriad complications.
En studie i rött är en av de fyra romaner som Conan Doyle skrev om Sherlock Holmes och Dr Watson. Här får Sherlock Holmes pånytt ge prov på sin enastående slutledningsförmåga och skurkarna kommer till korta. Historien tilldrar sig i London kring tiden för förra sekelskiftet, när det fanns gott om lömska bovar och spännande miljöer. I ett övergivet hus på Brixton Road hittas en mördad man och mördarjakten tar vid. En jakt med egendomliga förgreningar till mormonernas Utah i USA. Utgiven av Adelphi Audio.
In the second half of the story that commenced the fictional career of the world's first consulting detective, Doyle reveals the preceding events in America's West that led to a current poisoning mystery in England.
A Study in Scarlet was the very first Sherlock Holmes novel. Here, in the most remarkably precise manner, Doyle produced two of the most well-known characters in English fiction. Their individual traits and their relationships, their ambitions and foibles are introduced against the backdrop of an exciting story of revenge and persistence, which starts in Victorian England but moves to the American West, and the environment of the early Mormon communities.
"Great story, audio could be better"