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Sherlock (2010-2017)

Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, 2010-2017

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A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle, 1887

Sherlock is a TV series created by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat in 2010 and based on the characters from the book A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published in 1887. The TV series features Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves, Louise Brealey, Mark Gatiss, and others.

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of A Study in Scarlet, the 1887 book by Arthur Conan Doyle.

A Study in Scarlet

Read by: David Clarke

Storyline

Sherlock depicts consulting detective Sherlock Holmes solving various mysteries in modern-day London. Although Metropolitan Police Service Detective Inspector Greg Lestrade and others are suspicious of Holmes at first, over time, his exceptional intellect and bold powers of observation persuade them of his value.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Sherlock, the 2010 TV series by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat

Year

2010

Minutes

88

Movie Rate

9.10

Source: IMDb

TV Series

Sherlock

Country: UK

Year: 2010-2017

Length: 1h28m / 15 episodes

Cover of A Study in Scarlet, the 1887 book by Arthur Conan Doyle

Year

1887

Pages

123

Book Rate

8.32

S: Goodreads

Book

A Study in Scarlet

Subtitle: A Famous Sherlock Holmes Story

Country: UK

First published in: 1887

Length: 123 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

2009: Sherlock Holmes (movie by Guy Ritchie)
2011: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (movie by Guy Ritchie)

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Cover of A Study in Scarlet, the 1887 book by Arthur Conan Doyle

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