Sherlock Holmes

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Анна Манина
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Яна Бычилова
Ульяна Сажина
Улечка Челядинова
Светлана Черевашко
Светлана Иванова
Руслан Хаков
Полина Калинина
Нина Тордия
Настя Касимова
Мария Ковальчук
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Юля Боровикова
Татьяна Миронова
Татьяна Лемешева
Сергей Корольков
Сергей Васильченко
Светлана Кокорина
Сабина Акчурина
Руслана Сахненко
Рейегар Таргариен
Регина Ибадуллаева
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The first part of the fourth Sherlock Holmes novel, "The Valley of Fear" (1914-15), takes place in the English county of Sussex in 1888. Following the murder of Mr. Douglas from Birlstone Manor House, the logical detective skills of Sherlock Holmes and the support of his assistant, Dr. Watson, are needed to determine the identity of the murderer and to capture him. The true and complex background of the crime is revealed, however, only after a flashback, which, in the second part of the novel, leads the reader to a coal-mining area in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania in 1875...

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Ann  Katrushenko
September 24, 2013

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March 3, 2014

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August 28, 2012

interesting!

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July 15, 2014

Well Said, Sir Arthur

I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it. Now the skilful workman is very careful indeed as to what he takes into his brain-attic. He will have nothing but the tools which may help him in doing his work, but of these he has a large assortment, and all in the most perfect order.
January 8, 2017
I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
May 22, 2018
“From a drop of water,” said the writer, “a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other. So all life is a great chain, the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a single link of it. Like all other arts, the Science of Deduction and Analysis is one which can only be acquired by long and patient study nor is life long enough to allow any mortal to attain the highest possible perfection in it.
June 11, 2018

How true, od any gahering of poqwrfu; men

The horrors they had dealt out to others had been so much a part of their settled lives that the thought of retribution had become a remote one, and so seemed the more startling now that it came so closely upon them.
Who's reading this book 1
Анна Манина
Who wants to read this book 49
Яна Бычилова
Ульяна Сажина
Улечка Челядинова
Светлана Черевашко
Светлана Иванова
Руслан Хаков
Полина Калинина
Нина Тордия
Настя Касимова
Мария Ковальчук
Who finished reading this book 150
Юля Боровикова
Татьяна Миронова
Татьяна Лемешева
Сергей Корольков
Сергей Васильченко
Светлана Кокорина
Сабина Акчурина
Руслана Сахненко
Рейегар Таргариен
Регина Ибадуллаева
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