Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes : His Greatest Cases

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Uniquely combining Holmes' most famous case, "The Hound of the Baskervilles," with Arthur Conan Doyle's own 12favorite Sherlock Holmes stories arranged in order of publication, this edition featuresanafterword by Conan Doyle's acclaimed biographer Andrew Lycett. Conan Doyle s original list, arranged in order merit, is included, as is the abridged text of "Sherlock Holmes to His Readers," an article by Conan Doyle for the "Strand Magazine," later published as the preface to "The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes." The book's cover is by Michael Kirkham, whose clients have included "Dazed & Confused," the "Financial Times," the" Independent," the"New York Times," and"Readers' Digest. "Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most revered writers of detective fiction. Through creating the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Doyle defined the mystery genre as a mix of wit, intelligence, and action."show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 162 x 236 x 46mm | 898.11g
  • White's Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0955881870
  • 9780955881879
  • 206,346

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Table of contents

Includes The Hound of the Baskervilles and the author's twelve favourite short stories: A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-headed League, The Five Orange Pips, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, Silver Blaze, The Musgrave Ritual, The Reigate Squires, The Final Problem, The Adventure of the Empty House, The Adventure of the Dancing Men, The Adventure of the Priory School, The Adventure of the Second Stain, and The Adventure of the Devil's Foot. With an afterword by Conan Doyle's leading biographer Andrew Lycett.show more