A Scandal in Bohemia was written by Sir Arthur Con


an Doyle. It wasfirst
published in 1891. It is a fiction short story that about a detective
Sherlock Holmes
who helps the King of Bohemia solve problem. The King of Bohemia was being
a
blackmail by a women he loved, and Holmes’ help was needed.


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. He
went
to Edinburgh University after nine years in Jesuit schools. He received
degree in
medicine in 1881. He became an eye specialist in Southsea with a lack of
success.

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He wrote his first story, A study in Scarlet, hoping to augment his income.

His
detective, Sherlock Holmes, was modeled in part after Dr. Joseph Bell of
the
Edinburgh Infirmary. He was a man with spectacular powers of observation,
analysis, and inference. Conan Doyle may have been influenced by his
admiration
for the neat plots of Gaboriau and for Poe’s detective, M. Dupin. The story
was
sold to a British publisher for 25 pounds after several rejections. That is
how the
World’s best-known and most-loved fictional detective was born. He was a
medical failure in London. He published A Scandal in Bohemia in the strand
magazine in 1891 in order to pay his bills. Sherlock Holmes was killed by
his
author in one story. Doyle was forced by popular demand to resurrect
Holmes. He
wrote about fifty-nine Sherlock Holmes adventures. Sir Arthur became an
ardent
Spiritualist after the death of his son Kingsley in World War I. Sir Arthur
Conan
Doyle died in Sussex in 1930.


The story takes place in 1888 in London, England. Sherlock Holmes’
house
is located on the Baker street. the story starts with the night-time. Dr.

Watson went
to see Holmes that night. Doctors had tools like stethoscope. It was a time
when
Royal man had to marry someone of royal blood. Briony Lodge has a garden at
the
back and is build in front to the road. It has two stories. It has large
sitting-room
with long windows.


One night Dr. Watson passed by Holmes’ house on Baker street and
decided
to stop in. They greeted each-other. Holmes did not know that Dr. Watson
had
returned to practicing medicine until he saw Dr. Watson. Dr. Watson was
really
amazed by Holmes’ observation. Holmes said that he sees the same things
Watson
does, but he does not come up with the same conclusion. Sherlock told
Watson
that he is about to have a interesting visitor and Watson may stay and hear
about
Holmes’ next case. Watson stayed there.


A few moments later a richly dressed man, wearing a mask entered the
room. He was nervous. He was the King of Bohemia who needed Holmes’ help.


The king of Bohemia was in a bad situations. He was being black mailed by a
woman who used to be a close friend. Her name is Irene Adler. She thought
the
king would marry her but she was a singer that is why king did not want to
marry
that girl. The king was about to marry the daughter of the King of
Scandinavia.


The singer warned the king that if he announced the engagement, she will
give the
newspaper a picture of them together. It would create a scandal. the king
wanted
the picture back. The king gave Holmes three days to do something. Holmes
told
Watson to come back next day at three o’ clock.


Watson was waiting for Holmes the next day. Holmes looked like old
drunken Workman when he arrived. He told Watson that Miss Adler married a
lawyer named Godfrey Norton at the Church of St. Monica. Holmes was
confident
that pictures were in Adler’s house. They organized a plan to get the
pictures.


Irene Adler was surrounded by beggars that Holmes had hired. Holmes
arrived and sent the men on their way. He went inside Irene’s house. Dr.

Watson
threw a smoke bomb. Irene rushed to a secret panel in the wall to save the
pictures.


Holmes followed her and told her that there was no danger. The next day
Holmes,
Dr. Watson and king arrived at Irene’s house. They found a letter insteated
of
pictures in the secret panel. Irene wrote in the letter that she knew that
it was
Holmes after the fire. The king did not have to fear from her. Now a great
Scandal
was over.


Sherlock Holmes is a detective. He has spectacular powers of
observation,
analysis, and inference. He was deeply attracted by the study of crime. He
helped
King of Bohemia to solve a problem. He exactly dressed like a priest and an
old
man to help the king. His house is located on the Baker street in London.

His
rooms were lit.


Dr. Watson is a friend of Sherlock Holmes. He helps Holmes to solve
his
cases. He has returned to medicine pratice. His marriage had drifted them
away
from each other. He knew Holmes’ every mood and habit. He is always amazed
by
Holmes’ observation.


The King of Bohemia was less than six feet six inches in height. He
has a
healthy body. He was richly dressed. He had a deep harsh voice and a
strongly
marked German accent. He was going to marry the daughter of the king of
Scandianavia. He was being blackmailed by his close girl friend.


Irene Adler lives in London. She was a beautiful and a charming
woman.


She used to be a close friend of the King of Bohemia. She thought the king
would
marry her but the king wanted to marry someone of royal blood. She
threatened to
blackmail the king.


A Scandal in Bohemia is originally written in the British dialect. It
has
many British idioms.


The author proved that the women in the late 1800s had extraordinary
powers of observation as men did.


A Scandal in Bohemia is an entertaining story. Sherlock Holmes could
solve any types of problem. He could solve cases abandoned as hopeless by
the
official police.

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