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message 1: by Kati (new)

Kati (katikatnik) | 13 comments Doyle's "A Study in Scarlet" - http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54... - lists setting as: Iran, Islamic republic of. I think that's taking the sympathy with the poor people in Iran a step too far...


message 2: by Andrez (new)

Andrez (andrez-ssi) | 69 comments so whee is it set? (ive not read it)


message 3: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Looks like more than one location:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Study_...


message 4: by Andrez (new)

Andrez (andrez-ssi) | 69 comments okay im just going to put uk, okay?


message 5: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Can we put more than one location? It looks as though a significant part of the story might take place in Utah, U.S.


message 6: by Kati (last edited Aug 15, 2010 11:41PM) (new)

Kati (katikatnik) | 13 comments Thank you so much :) I was really confused when I added the book and saw Iran. Sherlock Holmes gets around - but Iran? O.o

ETA: And it's set in the United Kingdom.


message 7: by Michael (new)

Michael | 262 comments I've seen (and corrected) quite a few books with a setting incorrectly stated as Iran. I think that somebody's being silly!


message 8: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43570 comments Mod
I think someone is confused, actually. It shows up on many books with Persian translations.


message 9: by Michael (new)

Michael | 262 comments Ah, I hadn't noticed that Persian translations were involved. I will keep an eye out for that!


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