Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the greatest collection of detective short stories ever written. From his residence at 221B Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes solves a series of baffling and bizarre cases using his inimitable deductive powers, recounted to us by the faithful though sometimes bemused Dr Watson. With an Afterword by David Stuart Davies, a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, and an authority on Sherlock Holmes. He has written the Afterwords for all the Collector's Library Holmes volumes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904633358
ISBN-10: 1904633358
Format: Hardback
(157mm x 102mm x 20mm)
Pages: 376
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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The creator of Sherlock Holmes transports readers to the Amazon for a rollicking adventure among dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. This splendid hardcover edition reproduces the 1912 Strand Magazine publication, including the original brush-and-wash illustrations.

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This volume collects seven of his most challenging cases. It also features the novel, The Hound of the Baskervflles. The stories feature art by Sidney Paget, who illustrated the Sherlock Holmes stories that appeared originally in The Strand.

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Author Biography - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. After a rigorous Jesuit education, at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, he trained to be a doctor at Edinburgh University. Eventually he set up in medical practice in Southsea and, during the quiet periods between patients, he turned his hand to writing. Although Sherlock Holmes was Doyle's greatest creation, he believed his historical novels such as Micah Clarke and The White Company were of greater literary quality. He also created the irascible Professor Challenger in The Lost World and the comic French soldier Brigadier Gerard who appeared in a series of short stories. Doyle was knighted in 1902. Towards the end of his life he devoted much of his time to his belief in Spiritualism, using his writings as a means of providing funds to support his activities in this field. He died in 1930.

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