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    Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are the lead characters of the Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series of detective thriller novels by Laurie R. King. The two characters made their first appearance in the debut novel of the series The Bookkeepers’ Apprentice that was first published in 1994. Mary Russell is a young woman who stumbles into the legendary Sherlock Holmes in 1915 to start a brilliant mystery series. The series of novels begins in 1915 with the world famous detective Holmes enjoying his retirement and farming bees when he meets the egotistical, intelligent, impressionable, and gawky orphan Mary Russell. Taking her under his wing, Russell proves herself a worthy partner and clever protégé to the Victorian investigator. The first novel in the series begins with the teenage Mary Russell stumbling upon a bizarre looking man studying some bees. She had never known that the encounter would change her life for good, as the man is none other than legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock takes her under her wing, becoming her best friend and mentor in the dark arts of mystery investigation. A few years of training, sees Mary Russell become an excellent detective who works alongside the master in resolving cases. However, things come to a head when Mary’s efforts interfere with the workings of a rapidly rising underworld figure, who becomes her admirer. What follows is a great detective mystery as the admirer attempts to kill her to prevent her from interfering. A…

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    The Orient express by Agatha Christie is the best selling novel in the 1930’s . One of the series and adventures for Hercule Poirot the best detective, faced his hardest case yet. The story is about the great detective Hercule Poirot trying to solve the case on who killed the wanted criminal Rachette , this novel is taken place in the 1930’s in a snow storm which later on gets the train stuck . Later on as Hercule is trying to figure out who has murder the man he finds out something more deeper…

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    Three Bags Full is a murder mystery novel by Leonie Swann, which follows the tale of a flock of sheep detectives on the mission to find their shepherd's murderer. The novel begins right at the point - George Glenn, a shepherd residing in the Irish town of Glennkill, is found dead on his pasture with a shovel driven right through his corpse. Led by Maple, the smartest sheep in the herd, the flock decides to try and solve the murder in the name of justice. Two days after the murder, a shepherd…

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    In the late 1880’s of Victorian England, one of the most iconic and well-known duo’s was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Throughout his book, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson can be seen as two complete opposites. Their differences are revealed through the roles they play in the book, how they think, and how they change from the beginning to the end of the novel. Even through their hardships and disagreements, Watson and Holmes use their differences to make up the…

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    Theory of Relationship: The relationship between Holmes and Watson is a partnership, however Holmes is the leader. Paragraph 1: “‘What do you make of that, Watson?’ ‘It’s a common enough lash. But I don’t know why it should be tied’ ‘That is not so common, is it?’...’In the first place, both my friend and I must spend the night in your room’ (Conan Doyle 326). This passage from “The adventure of the Speckled Band” uses dialogue to show that Holmes and Watson are partners. Sherlock asks…

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    Maisie Watson had been around Doctor Vu for quite a long time. Long enough to know the reason he prohibited her from ever cleaning his bedroom. She had never let her curiosity get the best of her, although nothing escaped the housekeeper’s keen observation. She may be old, but she was still sharp; however she dared not to question Doctor Vu’s personal life. Small talks between them had never went beyond weather and dinner. It was the end of November. Gotham City plummet deeper into its constant…

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    “Encourages him to seek a complex explanation when a simpler one is at hand.” (Arthur,1) The quote shown is by Sherlock Holmes. Specifically, The Hound of the Baskervilles, was influenced by Conan Doyle 's family and his real life experience. This essay relates the essence of Sherlock Holmes and the events shaped the narration and characters. In the tale about the Baskervilles’ hound, , Sherlock Holmes is the hero and main character. Holmes’ personality shows that he is an observant and…

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    Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are one of the most well known duos in literature. In all the Sherlock Holmes works by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, one follows the pair solve crime after crime, often with little evidence. Holmes’ ability to spot clues in seemingly impossible places makes him a fine detective. Watson does not have the same skills as Holmes, but his knowledge in medicine contributes considerably. Their love for solving crimes allows them to connect, something that many find difficult…

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    The book I have read recently is called Secret Letters. A mystery and a historical fiction book. Written by Leah Scheier, published on June 26, 2012. Considered to be one of her special spinoffs of her all time favorite Sherlock. Since there are four main characters, Dora Joyce, her cousin Adelaide, detective Neville Porter, and also detective Peter Cartwright. A site that the plot takes place the heart of London, England. Where Dora and Adelaide are to travel to for an important emergency.…

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    Nancy Drew and Sherlock Holmes appear in many movies and books. In particular Nancy Drew appeared in the 2007 movie Nancy Drew, and Sherlock Holmes appeared in the book The Hound of the Baskervilles.Although Nancy Drew has modern technology equipment to help her, Sherlock Holmes is a better detective because his powers of deduction, instinctual actions, and reliance on a sidekick help him be more efficient. Watson, Sherlock Holmes’ partner, is his long time friend throughout the Sherlock…

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