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Bibliographic Paragraph The book is entitled “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. The genre of this book is crime fiction/short stories. The book was originally published as single stories in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The book was published in England on 14 October 1892 by George Newnes Ltd and in a US Edition on 15 October by Harper. The initial combined print run was 14,500 copies.
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Sherlock Holmes is the main character of the story. He loves hanging around their old place in Baker Street and alternating between cocaine and criminal cases. Dr. John Watson is the narrator of the story. He is the trusty friend of Holmes. He helps Holmes in every case. Characters of chapter 1; Wilhelm Gottreich Sigismond von Ormstein is the Grand Duke of Cassel-Felstein and hereditary king of Bohemia.A man who could hardly have been less than six feet six inches in height, with chest and limbs of a Hercules. He is the first client of Holmes in this story; Irene Adler is a singer. She had subsequently had a bit of fling with the King. For Holmes, she’s the ultimate woman; Godfrey Norton is an English lawyer. He had a surprise elopement with Adler. Characters of chapter 2; Mr. Jabez Wilson is the second client of Holmes. A fat, old-haired fellow. This guy is a pawnbroker; Mr. Vincent Spaulding is a smart young employee of Mr. Wilson. He has a acid scar and pierced ears; John Clay is the master thief, whos planning a massive bank robbery. He has the same acid scar and pierced ears that Holmes observed on Spaulding, Wilson’s shop assistant. Characters of chapter 3; Mary Sutherland is a typist. She is the stepdaughter of Windibank; Mr. Windibank is the stepfather of Sutherland. He’s 5 years older than Sutherland herself. He is a wine importer; Mr. Hosmer Angel is the one met by Sutherland at a local ball. He wears sunglasses because his eyes are so sensitive. He is actually, Mr. Windibank. Characters of chapter 4; Charles McCarthy a man murdered in Boscombe Valley. He is living as a tenant of his much richer buddy, John Turner; John Turner is the one who murdered McCarthy. She has 1 daughter; Inspector Lestrade is the Scotland Yard Officer, who loves giving Holmes a hard time. Character of chapter 5; John Openshaw is the 5th client of Holmes. He’s the son of Joseph Openshaw. He lives with his Uncle, Elias; Joseph Openshaw is John’s father. He is a bicycle factory owner; Elias is Joseph’s brother. A realtool and has no friends. Characters of chapter 6; Neville St. Clair lives in a small town called Lee, with his wife and children; Hugh Boone is well known throughout London as one of the cleverest beggars in the city. He turns out to be none other than St. Clair. Characters of chapter 7; Peterson is the 7th client of Holmes. A hotel employee both Holmes and Watson know; James Ryder is another hotel employee ratted out John Horner. He’s the culprit who stole the blue diamond in Hotel Cosmopolitan.; John Horner is a plumber. He was set up by James Ryder. Characters of chapter 8; Helen Stoner is a lady of about thirty with prematurely white hair. She has a stepfather, Dr. Grimesby Roylott who is pretty guy. He has a extremely violent and temperamental. He was murdered by his own trained snake. Julia Stoner is the twin sister of Helen Stoner. Who was murdered by her own stepfather. Percy Armitage is a nice young fellow. He is the fiancée of Helen Stoner. Characters of chapter 9; Victor Hatherley is an orphan with no family. He’s a hydraulics engineer. Colonel Lysander Stark is a client who is vaguely creepy fellow of Hatherley. Mr. Ferguson is a silent fat man. He is the manager of Stark. Characters of chapter 10; Lord St. Simon is the son of the Duke of Balmoral and one of the highest aristocrats in England. Hatty Doran is a daughter of an American millionaire. He’s the wife St. Simon. Flora Miller is a former dancer and love of St. Simon who tried to interrupt the wedding of St. Simon and Doran. Character of the chapter 11; Alexander Holder is the one of the senior partners of the second largest private bank in London. Character of the last chapter; Violet Hunter. Shes been a governess for about five years. She was used to impersonate someone else probably Rucastle’s twenty year old daughter. Mr. Rucastle is the employer of Hunter. He locked up his daughter in a room and made Hunter impersonate her daughter.
Story Plot
In these twelve intriguing stories, Sherlock Homes and his trusty fiend Dr. Watson solve crimes amid the sinister and foggy streets of London. Each story is full of excitement, loss and sheer cleverness. The goal of Holmes was to alter cocaine and criminal cases. Hes really interested to it. The major conflict here was in the chapter of the five orange pips. Despite Holmes has a solution of the case, he was too late. His client was already murdered. He never gets his direct revenge on the murderers of his client.
Personal Impression At first, I thought it is different from the other stories I’ve read. But I was delighted with this story, although its like many other stories, it was rather easy to figure out. The theme of every chapter is mystery. It contains crimes to be solved by Holmes.…...

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