1300 36 33 32

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes contains Conan Doyle's last twelve stories about his great fictional detective. Compared with earlier collections these tales are darker, exploring such themes as treachery, mutilation and the terrible consequences of infidelity, and containing such gothic touches as a blood-sucking vampire and crypts at midnight. 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.

Buy Casebook of Sherlock Holmes book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781904633686
ISBN-10: 1904633684
Format: Hardback
(157mm x 103mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Casebook of Sherlock Holmes book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


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.

Books By Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Paperback, March 2017
$10.93
Adventure of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

Hardback, February 2017
$26.99
His Last Bow by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

His Last Bow

Paperback, December 2016
$6.82