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A research in Scarlet is a detective secret novel written via Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new characters, "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes and his buddy and chronicler, Dr. John Watson, who later grew to become of the main well-known characters in literature. Conan Doyle wrote the tale in 1886, and it was once released the next yr. The book's identify derives from a speech given via Holmes to general practitioner Watson at the nature of his paintings, during which he describes the story's homicide research as his "study in scarlet": "There's the scarlet thread of homicide operating during the colourless skein of lifestyles, and our responsibility is to solve it, and isolate it, and divulge each inch of it."

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