The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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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 1892In general the stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes identify, and try to correct, social injustices. Holmes is portrayed as offering a new, fairer sense of justice. The first story, "A Scandal in Bohemia" includes the character of Irene Adler who, despite being featured only within this one story by Doyle, is a prominent character in modern adaptations, generally as a love interest for Holmes. Doyle included four of the twelve stories from this collection in his twelve favourite Sherlock Holmes stories, picking "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" as his overall favourite.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 16.26mm | 621.42g
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • 1514650436
  • 9781514650431