As I was re-reading A Study in Scarlet recently (while listening to Stephen Fry's excellent audio book of same on Audible.com), I remembered how confused I was when I first read the novel and encountered Part II, which takes place mostly in America, a few decades before the main part of the story begins. Apparently I was not the only reader to encounter this confusion as this paper aptly demonstrates...
Who Wrote the American Chapters of A Study in Scarlet?
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