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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Illustrated Short Stories - Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Illustrated Short Stories
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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."
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780753703762 (0753703769)
Publisher: Chancellor Press
Pages no: 986
Edition language: English
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2.5 Sherlock Holmes: Silver Blaze
“I am afraid, Watson, that I shall have to go,” said Holmes, as we sat down together to our breakfast one morning. “Go! Where to?” “To Dartmoor; to King’s Pyland.” I was not surprised. Indeed, my only wonder was that he had not already been mixed up in this extraordinary case, which was the one...
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3.5 Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Copper Beeches
Our gas was lit and shone on the white cloth and glimmer of china and metal, for the table had not been cleared yet. Sherlock Holmes had been silent all the morning, dipping continuously into the advertisement columns of a succession of papers until at last, having apparently given up his search, he...
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2.0 The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
This is another one that I have read several times, yet, tend to forget it as soon as I put the book down. It’s not that good compared to the ones that have gone before in this collection. In fact, I’ll say it is the first “weak” story in the canon. So much so that I had to "rewind" Stephen's nar...
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3.0 Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
"You have been reading the papers diligently of late, have you not?” “It looks like it,” said I ruefully, pointing to a huge bundle in the corner. “I have had nothing else to do.” “It is fortunate, for you will perhaps be able to post me up. I read nothing except the criminal news and the agon...
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4.0 Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb
It was in the summer of ’89, not long after my marriage, that the events occurred which I am now about to summarise. I had returned to civil practice and had finally abandoned Holmes in his Baker Street rooms, although I continually visited him and occasionally even persuaded him to forgo his Bohemi...
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