The Final Problem
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A doctor by profession, Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) began writing short stories as a young medical student. After setting up his first practice, he took up writing again when business was slow. It was his second foray into literature, in 1887, that brought about the debut of Doyle's beloved character Sherlock Holmes. More successful as an author than a physician, Doyle went on to write many short stories and novels featuring Sherlock Holmes. Among some of Doyle's most famous works are A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, and The Hound of the Baskervilles.Back to top
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It is with a heavy heart that I take up my pen to write these the last words in which I shall ever record the singular gifts by which my friend Mr. Sherlock Holmes was distinguished. In an incoherent and, as I deeply feel, an entirely inadequate fashion, I have endeavored to give some account of ...Back to top
Reviewed by changolote on Jan 12, 2010
I didn't know that there was a grand finale to the Sherlock Holmes tales of Doyle, but this is it. Very good, brief, and pithy. Lot of fun.
Reviewed by Crystalgate on Mar 23, 2009
I had not read this book before, although I have read most of the Sherlock Holmes material. This was true Arthur Conan Doyle - a great story, lots of action, secrets and suspense!
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