In the Sherlock Holmes books, what was Dr. Watsons first name? (40054 people answered this)
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John H. Watson is Sherlock Holmes' friend, assistant and sometime flatmate, and the first person narrator of all but four of these stories.
Referring to himself as a "consulting detective" in the stories, Holmes is known for his proficiency with observation, forensic science , and logical reasoning that borders on the fantastic, which he employs when investigating cases for a wide variety of clients, including Scotland Yard. First appearing in print in 's A Study in Scarlet , the character's popularity became widespread with the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine , beginning with " A Scandal in Bohemia " in ; additional tales appeared from then until , eventually totalling four novels and 56 short stories. All but one are set in the Victorian or Edwardian eras, between about and Most are narrated by the character of Holmes's friend and biographer Dr. Watson , who usually accompanies Holmes during his investigations and often shares quarters with him at the address of B Baker Street , London, where many of the stories begin.
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