‘They all agreed that it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly and spectral.’
Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles follows the infamous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson as they investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville, whose dead body is found on the misty and desolate Devon moors.
The locals blame his death on the legend of the fearsome phantom hound that they claim has haunted the Baskerville family for generations. When the heir to the Baskerville fortune, Sir Henry, also comes under threat Holmes’ detective skills are put to the test as he battles to discover the truth behind the legend and to solve one of the most macabre mysteries of his career.
Read all of the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in chronological order. This bundle includes:
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
The Sign of the Four
The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Valley of Fear
The Adventure of the Dying Detective
His Last Bow
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
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Twenty-three great Sherlock Holmes mysteries as published in Strand Magazine. These stories have won over readers in the thousands and have helped make Sherlock Holmes the most popular and most famous detective of all times.
Arthur Conan Doyle, was born in Scotland in 1859. He was educated in Jesuit schools in England and Austria. In 1881 he finished a medical degree and signed on as a surgeon aboard a whaling vessel in the Arctic. After an unsuccessful medical practice, Doyle started writing. Sherlock Holmes was an instant success. At the end of his career Conan Doyle complemented his writing with spiritualism and psychic research. He died in 1930.
"Ralph Cosham delivers a classic, scholarly reading with fine pacing, clear diction, and an astute sense of dialogue." -- The Christian Science Monitor
The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 stories.
Among them are "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder", a tale of a reclusive old bachelor who suddenly vanishes; "The Adventure of the Dancing Men", a delightful puzzle involving a mysterious message that contains a series of stick figures; "The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist" in which a lovely young governess is being stalked by a man on a bicycle, and many others.
The last story, "The Adventure of the Second Stain" has Watson revealing that Holmes is now completely retired and would not like Watson to write any more stories about him!
The Return of Sherlock Holmes is indeed a delightful continuation of the Holmes saga and a great addition to your repertoire!
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 14 October 1892; the individual stories had been serialised in The Strand Magazine between July 1891 and June 1892. The stories are related in first-person narrative from Watson's point of view.
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Boasting some of Sherlock Holmes's finest adventures, this classic 1894 collection was originally written in serial form. Eleven of the most popular tales of the immortal sleuth include Silver Blaze, concerning the "curious incident of the dog in the night-time"; The Greek Interpreter, starring Holmes's even more formidable brother, Mycroft; and The Final Problem, the detective's notorious confrontation with arch-criminal Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls.
Holmes and Dr. Watson remain history's greatest detective team, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's portrayals of male comradeship, the thrills of the chase, and the misty precincts of Victorian London remains unmatched in detective literature.
Eleven classic tales of deduction:Silver Blaze The Yellow FaceThe Stock-Broker's Clerk The Gloria Scott The Musgrave RitualThe Reigate PuzzleThe Crooked ManThe Resident Patient The Greek InterpreterThe Naval Treaty The Final Problem
They include one of the most famous Sherlock Holmes stories, The Adventure of the Final Problem, in which Doyle "killed" Holmes. Several of the stories are told in a way which is more from Holmes' own point of view, as he tells Watson some of his early work that he did before meeting the doctor.
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The Boscombe Valley Mystery is the fourth of the 12 stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in Strand Magazine in 1891.
Holmes is summoned to a community in Herefordshire where a local landowner has been murdered outdoors. The deceased's estranged son is strongly implicated. Holmes quickly determines that a mysterious third man may be responsible for the crime, unraveling a thread involving a secret criminal past, thwarted love, and blackmail.
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"The Adventure of the Gloria Scott", is one of 12 stories in the collection, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. This story is related mainly by Holmes rather than Watson, and is the first case to which Holmes applied his powers of deduction, having treated it as a mere hobby until this time.
This is one of the two Sherlock Holmes stories in which a protagonist is haunted by an old acquaintance for an old crime. It is also one of his many stories that deal with the fate of characters who return to England after having spent time abroad in the colonies of the British empire.