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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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3.0 Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four
“My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltati...
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3.0 Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet
‘Poor devil!’ he said, commiseratingly, after he had listened to my misfortunes. ‘What are you up to now?’ ‘Looking for lodgings.’ I answered. ‘Trying to solve the problem as to whether it is possible to get comfortable rooms at a reasonable price.’ ‘That’s a strange thing,’ remarked my companion; ‘...
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4.0 His Last Bow (from The Complete Sherlock Holmes)
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...
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3.5 The Twelve Tasks of the Festive Season -- Task the Sixth: The Hanukkah -- Arthur Conan Doyle: The Valley of Fear
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...
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5.0 The Hound of the Baskervilles
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...
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