Doctor John Watson is looking for a new place to live when he is introduced to Sherlock Holmes, a peculiar man who happens to be looking for a roommate. Watson soon finds himself fascinated by Holmes’ numerous eccentricities—including the ability to deduce information about people without ever speaking to them. When a body is found next to the hastily scrawled word “RACHE,” Holmes’ scientific study of deduction is put to the test as Dr. Watson joins him in what will be the first of many thrilling investigations.A Study in Scarlet is the first of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s works to feature the now legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr. John Watson. Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories have been adapted numerous times, including the 2009 and 2011 movies starring Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr., and for the popular television shows Elementary, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, and the BBC’s Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.