Scholastic Classics: The Sign of Four


In detective stories, pearls often go missing. But when they weirdly appear, it’s time to call Sherlock Holmes in! Mary Morston is a young woman whose father has vanished. It’s ten years since he disappeared – and every year for the past six years, she’s been sent a huge pearl by an unknown person. Are these strange events linked? Why does the donor of the pearl suddenly want to meet her? And might her father still be alive? When Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the case, all three are drawn into dark and deadly danger…

  • The second mystery starring the iconic Sherlock Holmes
  • A classic story that brings foggy Victorian London to life
  • One of the stories that made Arthur Conan Doyle’s name
  • A superbly atmospheric plot spanning England and India