The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Publish date: March 6th 2008
Pages no: 394
Edition language: English
Series: Sherlock Holmes -9 (#6)
I'd never read this collection before, and I'm happy to say I liked this one about as much as Adventures (which is to say, among favourite Holmes'). There is this sense of deep friendship that permeates it and also growth. Holmes has changed as time passed, taking more care of what he divulges onc...
When we last left our fearsome detective he was plummeting to his death having cornered his arch-nemesis Dr Moriarty on the Reisenbarch Falls. Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle (Arty to his friends, and me) had thought that he has seen the last of him and was planning on taking it easy having put the famous de...
I can't express just how disappointed I am with Holmes' return. Doyle may not have wanted the detective to come back from Reichenbach Falls, but he ought to have been able to conjure up something better than the explanation we're given in "The Adventure of the Empty House". Poor Mary.Doyle's main po...
--The Empty House--The Norwood Builder--The Dancing Men--The Solitary Cyclist--The Priory School--Black Peter--Charles Augustus Milverton--The Six Napoleons--The Three Students--The Golden Pince-Nez--The Missing Three-Quarter--The Abbey Grange--The Second Stain
This is the third collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories, consisting of a baker's dozen of puzzle pieces with the Great Detective. I wouldn't recommend them as an introduction to Holmes. In the last story of the second collection, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, "The Final Problem," Doyle famou...