Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Harper & Bros.
35,449

Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this 1892 book is Arthur Conan Doyle's first short-story collection. The mystery compilation includes some of Holmes's finest cases with his dutiful sidekick, Doctor Watson, most notably "A Scandal in Bohemia," in which Holmes matches wits with the crafty former lover of a European king. Also featured is "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League," a study in misdirection that unfolds to become a much larger scheme. The stories, initially published in the Strand Magazine, are essential reading for Holmes fans.
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About the author

Scottish-born writer Arthur Conan Doyle is forever associated with his world-famous creation—erudite London detective Sherlock Holmes. A physician by training, Conan Doyle began penning fiction in earnest during the 1880s, eventually garnering attention with A Study in Scarlet, the first novel to feature the uncannily perceptive Holmes. Although Conan Doyle wrote extensively outside of the Holmes series, including the adventure book The Lost World, his fame remains closely tied to the beloved sleuth.


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Publisher
Harper & Bros.
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Published on
Dec 31, 1892
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Pages
307
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Language
English
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