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The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle, John Berendt
The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
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From “A Scandal in Bohemia,” in which Sherlock Holmes is famously outwitted by a woman, the captivating Irene Adler, to “The Five Orange Pips,” in which the master detective is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, to “The Final Problem,” in which Holmes and his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, face... show more
From “A Scandal in Bohemia,” in which Sherlock Holmes is famously outwitted by a woman, the captivating Irene Adler, to “The Five Orange Pips,” in which the master detective is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, to “The Final Problem,” in which Holmes and his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, face each other in a showdown at the Reichenbach Falls, the stories that appear in The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes bear witness to the flowering of author Arthur Conan Doyle’s genius. “The plain fact,” the celebrated mystery writer Vincent Starrett asserted, “is that Sherlock Holmes is still a more commanding figure in the world than most of the warriors and statesmen in whose present existence we are invited to believe.”
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375760020 (0375760024)
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Giving this one four stars because of two major points: one, it is at some points in the story horribly slow, and two, there are some stories I simply did not like. I'm not going to talk too much about those though.There are two stories in particular which I absolutely loved, and one that I liked a ...
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4.0 Elementary, my dear...
I came to Sherlock Holmes fairly late in my mystery reading career, and the result was an odd experience. It was very much like coming home to someplace I'd never been. Though I'd never read much, if any, of Arthur Conan Doyle's work, there was something familiar and comfortable about it all. It ...
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