Audio book, A Study In Scarlet
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The "A Study In Scarlet" Android Librivox Audio Book App!

Study In Scarlet, A by DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan

A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new characters, "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, Dr. John Watson, who later became two of the most famous characters in literature.

Conan Doyle wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the following year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it." (A "study" is a preliminary drawing, sketch or painting done in preparation for a finished piece.)
- Summary by David Clarke

Total running time: 04:37:34 Read by David Clarke


  • Mr Sherlock Holmes
  • The Science of Deduction
  • The Lauriston Garden Mystery
  • What John Rance Had to Tell
  • Our Advertisement Brings A Visitor
  • Tobias Gregson Shows What He Can Do
  • Light In the Darkness
  • On The Great Alkali Plain
  • The Flower of Utah
  • John Ferrier Talks With the Prophet
  • A Flight For Life
  • The Avenging Angels
  • A Continuation of the Reminiscences of John Watson MD
  • The Conclusion

    The Android App "A Study In Scarlet Audio Book" is a full featured media player with:
  • Selectable Table of Contents to allow to jump to the start of any of the chapters.
  • Adjustable Progress Bar to allow to jump to any spot in the current playing chapter
  • Previous Chapter Button
  • Rewind Button
  • Play / Pause Button
  • Fast Forward Button
  • Next Chapter Button

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  • Content rating: Everyone

    Requires OS: 2.3 and up

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