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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are overshadowed by the event with which they close - the meeting of the great detective and Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime. Their struggle, seemingly to the death, was to leave many readers desolate at the loss of Holmes, but was also to lead to his immortality as... show more
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are overshadowed by the event with which they close - the meeting of the great detective and Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime. Their struggle, seemingly to the death, was to leave many readers desolate at the loss of Holmes, but was also to lead to his immortality as a literary figure.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780192123091 (0192123092)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 321
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.0 Another Collection of Holmsian Mysteries
In a way I’m not entirely sure how I should approach this book, particularly since I generally don’t review short story collections as a whole but rather each story on its merits. Mind you, that is probably going to cause a little bit of a problem when I get around to reading the Collected Tales of ...
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3.0 Review of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
This was a series of short stories involving the famous, yet turns out flawed, Sherlock Holmes. I enjoyed these stories because they had the trademark Holmes being more clever than the rest of us. However, they also showed a side of Holmes where he was not perfect and did not solve every case. Th...
Edward
Edward rated it
3.0 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
--Silver Blaze--The Yellow Face--The Stockbroker's Clerk--The 'Gloria Scott'--The Musgrave Ritual--The Reigate Squires--The Crooked Man--The Resident Patient--The Greek Interpreter--The Naval Treaty--The Final Problem
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3.0 Review of the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
This was a quick read of short stories featuring the classic Sherlock Holmes. The stories were simple and fun to read. I enjoyed the personality and thought-process of Holmes more than the mysteries, but I think it was worth the read.
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rameau's ramblings rated it
3.0 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #4) by Arthur Conan Doyle
When I hear the name Sherlock Holmes I don't think of Robert Downey Jr or Benedict Cumberbatch. My Sherlock Holmes is and will forever be Jeremy Brett in the 80's adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's books. This explains why reading The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes felt like walking down a memory lan...
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