The Return of Sherlock Holmes
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Grab your jauntiest deerstalker cap and pipe and settle in for a treasury of great mysteries in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s thrilling 1904 collection The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Whether he’s solving a murder in a prestigious prep school or decoding a secret code masquerading as an innocent drawing, you’ll be dazzled by the legendary detective’s powers of deduction. Holmes travels to famous universities, dresses up in daring disguises, and risks life and limb to unravel crimes that would be impossible for anyone else to solve. Fearing that their favorite hero had been killed in a previous adventure, fans all over the world were delighted when Doyle’s beloved Holmes came back to life in this set of stories. With this collection Doyle showed that no matter how grisly the crime, how bewildering the clues, or how dangerous the villain, Holmes and his trusty sidekick Watson would be sure to save the day.
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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 was in the spring of the year 1894 that all London was interested, and the fashionable world dismayed, by the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair under most unusual and inexplicable circumstances. The public has already learned those particulars of the crime which came out in the police ...Back to top
Reviewed by MrRhapsodist on May 6, 2013
Deep, Thrilling Saga
The only reason I don't rate this as high as Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is because Memoirs contains some of my favorite stories as opposed to this set of tales. But the mystery is no less gripping here.
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