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Book Reviews: A Study in Scarlet

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A Study in Scarlet.. Rather Study in detail!

For detective fiction, many people suggested 2 books strongly to me, Sydney Sheldon and Sherlock Holmes. Haven’t got hold of Sydney Sheldon but I did read very first novel where Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson got introduced. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Since the book was published in 1800’s, the language & style of writing is old English of England. I am not used to reading British novels still it was worth reading this book. I did have many expectations from whatever I heard about Sherlock Holmes. And it did fulfill at certain extent but in many ways with regards to story it didn’t excite me much.

Dr. Watson after retirement from the Warfield shares an apartment with Mr. Sherlock Holmes in London. Sherlock Holmes, a young man, mysterious in many ways, is very good in scrutiny. Though Dr. Watson is a little bit skeptical about it but as and when story grows he understands all the reasoning and how a single mark can s…