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The Sign of Four – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Judul buku : The Sign of The Four
Penulis : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1890)
Penerbit : Project Gutenberg (Ebook), Maret 2000 (Etext #2097)

(Review in both Bahasa Indonesia and English)

The Sign of The Four merupakan novel kedua Sherlock Holmes. Di sini, masih dalam sudut penceritaan oleh Watson, diawali dengan pendalaman mengenai metode deduksi Holmes, maupun kepribadian detektif itu sendiri.

Sebut saja bagaimana sebuah kasus begitu penting untuk Sherlock Holmes, yang tampak dari kata-katanya.

“My mind rebels at stagnation.”

“I cannot live without brain-work. What else is there to live for? Stand at the window here. Was ever such a dreary, dismal, unprofitable world? See how the yellow fog swirls down the street and drifts across the duncolored houses. What could be more hopelessly prosaic and material? What is the use of having powers, doctor, when one has no field upon which to exert them? Crime is commonplace, existence…

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