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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Scandal in Bohemia

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 06:28 AM
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes was written by Sir Arthur ConanDoyle.   The novel was first published in 1892.   A Scandal in Bohemia was   a short story about a woman who has pictures of herself and a high Englishnobleman.   She used them to blackmail him.     Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a novelist, a detective-story writer, and aphysician.   He was born on May 22, 1859 and died on July 7, 1930.   He beganwriting   The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in 1890 and finished writing it in1892.   Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was so successful in his writing that he gave uphis career as a physician only five years after the creation of Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson were created by Sir Arthur Conan Doylein a bar in England when Doyle was having legal problems.       The story took place in March of 1888.   Sherlock Holmes resided at 221BBaker Street in London, England.   Inside his room were all the materials heneeded to use to solve his cases:           One night, it was on the twentieth of March 1888, I was           returning from a journey to a patient, when my way led me           through Baker Street. His rooms were brilliantly lit, and, even as           I looked up I saw his tall, spare figure pass twice in a dark           silhouette against the blind.                     The second half of the story took place at Briony Lodge.   This is where IreneAdler resided.   Her house had a small garden and was two stories high.     The story began when Doctor Watson visited Sherlock Holmes.   Holmestold Watson that he needed his help on a case.   The case involved pictures ofthe King of Bohemia and a woman named Irene Alder.   The King of Bohemiawas going to marry a woman he loved, but Irene Alder blackmailed him withthe pictures.   Irene Alder was in love with the King and did not want him tomarry another woman.     Sherlock Holmes came up with a plan to get the pictures back from IreneAlder. Holmes had a group of his friends cause a commotion with Irene in frontof her house....


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  1. Fix the errors
    • Dec 03, 2011 - Evaluator: (DarkRune583)
    • There were a lot of small errors. You should fix them.
  2. needs some small errors changed and some info adde
    • Apr 02, 2005 - Evaluator: (teags)
    • hey this was pretty good but you should really get some one to edit your work there were a lot of small errors. you were also missing some key information on the story. things like clues deductions suspects and theme. also indent your paragraphs
  3. huhm, not bad
    • Oct 31, 2003 - Evaluator: (vuhnguyen)
    • but not good neither. You should revise it