The Sign of the Four is the thriller novel written by Arthur Conan Doyle. The publish date of this tale is February 1890. The publisher of this book is Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine Spencer Blackett. This tale is about Secrecy. Doyle writes four novels and 56 stories.
According to Mary, in December year 1878, her father had telegraphed her upon his safe return from the India and invited her to meet him at Langham Hotel in the London. When Mary arrived at the hotel, someone told her, the father had gone out of the hotel in last night and not returned till yet. Despite all of the efforts, no trace has ever been found of him. Mary contact to a best friend of her father, who was in the same regiment and had since retired to the England, one Chief John Sholto, but he told her he had no any idea about her father.
The second puzzle is that she has received 6 pearls in an email from a nameless patron, one per year since 1882 after answering a nameless newspaper query inquire her. With the last pearl, she had received a letter remarking that she has been a wronged woman and asking for a meeting. Holmes takes the case and soon she discovers that chief Sholto had died in the year 1882 and that within a short span of the time Mary started to receive pearls, inferring a connection. The only clue Mary can give Holmes is a map of a fortress found on the desk of her father with names of the Dost Akbar, Jonathan Small, Mahomet Singh and Abdullah Khan.
After this Holmes, Watson, and Mary assemble Thaddeus Sholto. Thaddeus Sholto is a son of late Major Sholto. He tells that his father saw marry father when the night Major Sholto died. After this, orderly organize a meeting and partition an invaluable riches Sholto had carry home from India. Captain Morstan health was very bad and undergoes a heart attack. And also, anxious that the situation and conditions would propose that he killed Morstan. After this Morstan head was hit the table as he fell.
Afterward, Sholto predisposed the body and hid the riches. After this, his health was down and when he died he tells his two sons the death of Morstan, and also admit Morstan’s death and declining and then he died. Sholto sons merely draw a step in the grime. After this, both argued and taking a chaplet and distribution its pearls to Mary. This is the main reason Mary sent a letter Bartholomew. Thaddeus and Mary’s strength tackle him for a separation.
After this, Bartholomew finds dead in his home from a venom dart, and treasure is absent. Then this police investigation discovers that two people are involved in this murdered. After this, with the help of a dog, he sends Watson to gather from Mr. Sherman the Baker Street Irregulars and his possess camouflage. In the police, Holmes and Watson pursue the Aurora and imprison it. After this end, the killing Small attempt to flee and run away but is the arrest.
Then Marry it seems and that they say that the relax of the Chaplet. John Watson falls in love with Mary. After he proposed Mary and Mary accepted.