In this book, Arthur Conan Doyle takes us into atmospheric London of 1900 again. In this London, cobblestones shine in the twilight after the rain and hoofbeats of moving carriages echoes in the air. This time, London has a special atmosphere, which forms a perfect background for the new exciting story.
The Sign of the Four 2nd book of adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. It is set in 1888, which is much more difficult than the previous book about famous detective. In The Sign of the Four, Sherlock Holmes will have to go to India, and became a part of the Indian Rebellion of 1857. There also will be stolen treasures on a scale and dark secrets. There you will know about Sherlock's addiction to the drugs. Moreover, at last, the author humanizes his main character, what he forgets to do in the previous book of the series. Also, a future wife of Doctor Watson will be mention there the first time. Her name is Mary Morstan, and she lost her father. He disappeared very unexpectedly from Langham Hotel.
Of course, Sherlock Holmes will take this case and try to help this woman despite the only one clue she has is the map of a mysterious fortress. Mary Morstan took it from her father's desk. Besides the map, there is for names that can be somehow connected with the disappearance of her father. One of them is English, and others are supposedly Indian. Can Sherlock Holmes crack this case? Try to read this novel and find a true.