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Paperback 128 pp.
9 line drawings and 1 halftone, 170 mm x 216 mm



Publication date:
January 2002

Imprint: OUP UK

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The Valley of Fear

Arthur Conan Doyle and Adrian Flynn

Series : Oxford Playscripts

Oxford Classic Playscripts: The Valley of Fear

John Douglas is a man with a past. Sherlock Holmes is the famous detective who finds puzzle-solving elementary. When Holmes and his faithful friend Watson are summoned to the country to investigate Douglas's murder, it begins to look as though the past might finally have caught up with him

* New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing.

Readership : English & Drama students ages 11-14

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish writer who studied medicine before becoming the writer of the famous Sherlock Holmes series. Adrian Flynn has written numerous plays for the educational market.

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