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В ваших руках произведение знаменитого писателя Артура Конана Дойла – «Этюд в багровых тонах», которое в итоге и положило начало целой серии рассказов под названием «Приключения Шерлока Холмса». Бывший военный врач Джон Ватсон, прибывает в Лондон, где знакомится с Шерлоком Холмсом – знаменитым сыщиком, который благодаря своему дедуктивному методу способен раскрыть даже самое тупиковое дело. Их приключения начинаются с загадочного убийства, на месте которого было найдено золотое кольцо и слово RACHE, написанное на стене кровью. Текст адаптирован для продолжающих изучение английского языка (уровень 2). В формате PDF A4 сохранен издательский макет книги.

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Если вы изучаете английский язык или свободно на нем говорите, то у вас есть замечательная возможность на языке оригинала познакомиться с известным произведением К. Дойла. Текст адаптирован, сокращен и содержит перевод трудных для понимания слов и выражений. Рекомендуется учащимся школ, лицеев и колледжей, а также студентам лингвистических специальностей вузов. В формате PDF A4 сохранён издательский дизайн.

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.‘The greatest schemer of all time, the organizer of every deviltry, the controlling brain of the underworld, a brain which might have made or marred the destiny of nations – that's the man!’Summoned to a mysterious manor house by one of the henchmen of his arch nemesis, Professor Moriarty, Holmes and Watson find themselves confronted by the scene of a brutal murder. But the brilliant Holmes soon reveals that there is much more to this case than first meets the eye…First published as a serialisation in The Strand Magazine between 1914 and 1915, this fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel will delight fans of Conan Doyle’s legendary detective and his faithful sidekick Watson.

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.‘I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. That is why I have chosen my own particular profession, or rather created it, for I am the only one in the world…’In London, 1888, the razor-sharp detective skills of Sherlock Holmes are to be put to the test. Mary Morstan reports two seemingly unconnected and inexplicable events: the disappearance of her father, a British Indian Army Captain, and the arrival of pearls by post from an unknown sender. Driven on by its complexity, Holmes and Watson slowly begin to unravel an intricate web of exotic treasure, secret pacts and mysterious deaths.One of only four novels featuring Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Watson, ‘The Sign of the Four’ will delight those who have been captivated by Arthur Conan Doyle’s short stories.

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.Originally published in 1903–1904, The Return of Sherlock Holmes is the thirteen-story collection of one of the greatest-ever fictional detectives. Three years after the supposed death of Sherlock Holmes and his archenemy Professor Moriarty in the torrent of Reichenbach Falls, Holmes makes a disguised reappearance to Baker Street and his good friend Dr Watson.Featuring one of Holmes’ greatest adversaries, Charles Augustus Milverton, as well as trademark astute logic, forensic science, murder, crytograms and magic, this collection retains all the hallmark brilliance of Arthur Conan Doyle’s best work.

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.‘It is with a heavy heart that I take up my pen to write these the last words in which I shall ever record the singular gifts by which my friend Mr. Sherlock Holmes was distinguished.’This collection of eleven stories depict Holmes and Watson at their very best and solving some of their most notorious cases, culminating in ‘The Final Problem’. In this infamous tale, Holmes comes face-to-face with his greatest opponent, the criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, at the Reichenbach Falls.Each of the stories was previously published in The Strand magazine before being released together in a single volume in 1894. This is a quintessential collection, and a must-have for collectors and fans of one of the finest sleuths in English literature.

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel itAfter a harrowing tour in Afghanistan, Dr. Watson returns to London to convalesce at 221B Baker Street, home to the enigmatic Sherlock Holmes. Their lives are irrevocably thrown together by news that a man has been found dead in a grimy ‘ill-omened’ house, with the word rache – German for revenge – written in blood on the wall. This grisly discovery is complicated further by the look of utter horror on the victim’s face, and the complete absence of any wounds on the body or sign of a struggle.First published in 1887, A Study in Scarlet is the remarkable first-outing of one of literature’s most famous partnerships.

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Collins Classics brings you a selection of the best-loved stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring one of literature’s favourite detectives, Sherlock Holmes.Who introduced Dr Watson to the world’s greatest detective? What killed Sir Charles Baskerville? And how did Sherlock Holmes escape certain death at the Reichenbach Falls? This collection of original tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle reveals all!Since his debut in the Strand magazine over a hundred years ago, Sherlock Holmes and his thrilling adventures have entertained millions of readers – rediscover the original stories that made Holmes a household name.THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Set against the foggy, mysterious backdrops of Victorian London and an English countryside heaving with secret menace, these are the first twelve stories ever published to feature Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr Watson.THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES: Conan Doyle’s best known novel follows Holmes and Watson as they investigate the mysterious demise of Sir Charles Baskerville, whose body is found on the desolate Devonshire moors. Is his death related to a supernatural curse?THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Three years after the supposed death of Sherlock Holmes and his archenemy Professor Moriarty in the torrent of the Reichenbach Falls, a mysterious figure appears to the ever-loyal Dr Watson.Complete with a Life & Times section, which offers insight into the author, his works and the time of publication, and a handy glossary adapted from the Collins English Dictionary, this Collins Classics Collection will enhance your reading experience of Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels.

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.'Sherlock Holmes was transformed when he was hot upon such a scent as this. Men who had only known the quiet thinker and logician of Baker Street would have failed to recognize him. His face flushed and darkened. His brows were drawn into two hard black lines, while his eyes shone out from beneath them with a steely glitter.'Set against the foggy, mysterious backdrops of London and the English countryside, these are the first twelve stories ever published to feature the infamous Detective Sherlock Holmes and his side kick Doctor Watson. They first appeared as stories in the Strand Magazine and feature some of his most famous and enjoyable cases, including 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle' and 'The Red-headed League'.

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Инсценировка рассказа. В доме семьи Кьюбитт совершено преступление: мистер Кьюбитт убит, а его жена Илси ранена. Шерлок Холмс выясняет, что когда-то Илси была помолвлена с Аб Слени. Узнав, что он бандит, она бросила его, а потом вышла замуж за Кьюбитта. Преследуя бывшую невесту, Аб Слени убил ее мужа, а Илси в порыве отчаяния пыталась застрелиться. Исполнители: Шерлок Холмс – Плятт Ростислав; Доктор Ватсон – Велихов Евгений; Миссис Хадсон, экономка – Львова Наталья; Хилтон Кьюбитт – Зубарев Виктор; Илси, его жена – Литвинова Наталья; Аб Слени, самый опасный бандит в Чикаго – Якут Всеволод; Инспектор Мартин – Цейц Сергей; Доктор Мэлос – Баташов Михаил; Горничная Сондерс – Портнова Лидия; Миссис Кинг, кухарка – Ильина Антонида; Начальник станции – Тобиас Феликс; Парень, подручный конюха – Розенберг Михаил