Exam board: AQA
Level & Subject: GCSE English Literature
First teaching: September 2015
First examination: June 2017
This edition of The Sign of Four is perfect for GCSE-level students: it comes complete with the novel, plus an introduction providing context, and a glossary explaining key terms.
'Moonlight was streaming into the room, and it was bright with a vague and shifty radiance. Looking straight at me and suspended, as it were, in the air, for all beneath was in shadow, there hung a face...'
A mysterious letter, a missing father, stolen jewels and a man found dead in a locked room. Private detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful companion Dr Watson have their work cut out in a case which takes them through the suburbs of south London, back in time to the forts and swamps of colonial India, and climaxes in a dramatic chase along the river Thames.
Arthur Conan Doyle's 1890 novel is the famous detective's second case.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 100 g
Dimensions: 178 x 111 x 11 mm
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