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Today we start reading the story that we will study this term, The Sign of Four. The Sign of Four was the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story is set in 1888. The plot involves the East India Company, The Indian rebellion of 1857, and the theft of a treasure.
Today we will read Chapter 1. You can read the original as well.
Before we start, let's study some vocabulary. Please click the link: The Sign of Four Vocabulary.
Your homework is to read Chapters 2 and 3.