The Complete Sherlock Holmes
The complete collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes tales, both long and short, compiled together for the first time by Simon & Schuster for free!This fantastic collection is accompanied by an exciting new introduction from Robert Ryan, a writer who's own book has been fully... show more
The complete collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes tales, both long and short, compiled together for the first time by Simon & Schuster for free!This fantastic collection is accompanied by an exciting new introduction from Robert Ryan, a writer who's own book has been fully endorsed by the Conan Doyle Estate. A big Holmes fan himself, he will undoubtedly provide a fascinating new look at the detective and his bizarre ability to read both people and objects, in order to discover who dunnit.
Publish date: December 13th 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Pages no: 874
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Short Stories
This one contains some of the most famous stories of the Sherlockian canon (such as A Scandal in Bohemia, The Speckled Band, and The Red-Headed League), but it has also its fair share of the less brilliant. Five Orange Pips is certainly lame; everyone acts stupidly there, starting with the criminals...
Myślę, że nie muszę nikomu przedstawiać Sherlocka Holmesa ani jego wiernego przyjaciela i kompana doktora Watsona. Jest to para charakterystyczna, niewątpliwie dopełniają się nawzajem. Można się z nimi świetnie bawić a ich dialogi bywają barwne. Sama już nie wiem, którego z tych panów lubię bardziej...
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...
Happy Halloween Bingo 2016 everyone! My first post, my first square - Creepy Crawlies. I chose The Adventure of the Speckled Band from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It's a re-read but it's easily one of my top 5 favourites of the Holmes canon. A young woman living under the repression of...
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