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In the year 1878 I took my degree of Doctor of Medicine of theUniversity of London, and proceeded to Netley to go through the course prescribed for surgeons in the Army...A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir ArthurConan Doyle, introducing his new characters, "consulting detective"Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, Dr. John Watson, wholater became two of the most famous characters in literature.Conan Doyle wrote the story in 1886, and it was published thefollowing 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 thescarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inchof it." (A "study" is a preliminary drawing, sketch or painting donein preparation for a finished piece.)The story, and its main characters, attracted little public interestwhen it first appeared.