A Study in Scarlet was published in Beeton’s Christmas Annual, introducing people to later world-renowned Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson. The book is about a murder case which Holmes describes the investigation as “study in scarlet”, as there is a word, “rache” (“revenge” in German), written on the wall at the murder scene. Using reasoning, Holmes deduces the murdering processes and details of the case. As the first work featuring Holmes and Watson, dynamic between the duo was established and developed.
About the Author:
Arthur Conan Doyle was born on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Doyle first published the book The Mystery of Sasassa Valley in 1879 as a medical student. Till 1887, A Study in Scarlet introduced people to later world-renowned fictional characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson.