Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Illustrated Short Stories
They're among the most influential, enduring, and popular short stories in the English language; marvelous mysteries that feature the "most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has ever seen." Here are all 56 Sherlock Holmes tales in one very handsome collection, accompanied by... show more
They're among the most influential, enduring, and popular short stories in the English language; marvelous mysteries that feature the "most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has ever seen." Here are all 56 Sherlock Holmes tales in one very handsome collection, accompanied by the original artwork in facsimile reproduction. Every short story is here--grouped into series (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The Last Bow), each containing several adventures. Among the highlights: "A Scandal in Bohemia," where the great detective first encounters the unforgettable Irene Adler; "The Red-Headed League;" "The Speckled Band;" and "The Problem of Thor Bridge."
Publish date: May 28th 1985
Publisher: Chancellor Press
Pages no: 986
Edition language: English
A quick adventure that take place on the eve of World War I, His Last Bow is not a mystery at all, but something of a spy caper, as Sherlock Holmes brings down a German spy-master. It's good because it's Holmes and as always he's the master, but it's bittersweet too as the reader knows both what is...
Reading: Let the dreidel choose a book for you: נ Nun (miracle): Christopher Paolini - Eldest (audio version read by Kerry Shale) ג Gimel (great): Arthur Conan Doyle - The Valley of Fear (audio version read by Simon Vance) ה He (happened): Ian Rankin - Even Dogs in the Wild ש Shin (there, i.e. Isra...
My first impression as I opened the door was that a fire had broken out, for the room was so filled with smoke that the light of the lamp upon the table was blurred by it. As I entered, however, my fears were set at rest, for it was the acrid fumes of strong coarse tobacco which took me by the throa...
“And what do you think of it all, Watson?” asked Sherlock Holmes, leaning back in his chair. “It seems to me to be a most dark and sinister business.” “Dark enough and sinister enough.” The Speckled Band is one of the stories in the collection The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and one that shows...
BR with Kayl and Marco in January or February