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Sherlock Holmes comparison

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was an extraordinary novelist, as he was able to capture the minds of his readers by bringing the character of Sherlock Holmes to life. Although Doyle was able to create a life for the detective unlike any other, there are many similarities and routines in the way that he told each of his stories. These things are not necessarily bad as they add to the reality of Detective Sherlock Holmes.Some things that are common amongst Doyle's novels are: the initial setting of the novel, the way that the antagonist seems to outsmart Holmes and the way that Holmes is always able to outsmart the antagonist, solve the crime and come out victorious. In the novels read – The Hound of Baskervilles and The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone – these aspects showed to be the base of the novel. Although there are many similarities among Doyle's writings, they seem to build an even more interesting and complex story leaving the reader captivated in every word. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a literary genius.
Each Sherlock Holmes Novel starts in a cozy little apartment on Baker Street. This apartment is owned by Mr. Holmes and is occupied by both he and Dr. Watson. Every morning Sherlock gets up, eats his breakfast and then sits in his easy chair to read the paper and/or think about his latest case. While sitting in his chair, Holmes will often smoke a pipe or drink coffee, which ease his mind allowing him to think deeper into what he is studying. He often converses with Watson about the matter as he is usually sitting in another easy chair on the opposite side of the room. Some examples are: "Well, Watson, what do you make of it?" and, "And what is your theory of this poor fellow's death?" Every morning of Sherlock Holmes' life, he seems to experience the exact same routine to start off his day. These rituals are common in every book and are a part of the superficial life of Sherlock


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