The Complete Sherlock Holmescomprises four novels and fifty-six short stories revolving around the worldas most popular and influential fictional detectiveathe eccentric, arrogant, and ingenious Sherlock Holmes. He and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step from Holmesas comfortable quarters at 221b Baker Street into the swirling fog of Victorian London to exercise that unique combination of detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction. Inevitably, Holmes rescues the innocent, confounds the guilty, and solves the most perplexing puzzles known to literature. Volume IofThe Complete Sherlock Holmesstarts with Holmesas first appearance, A Study in Scarlet, a chilling murder novel complete with bloodstained walls and cryptic clues, followed by the bafflingThe Sign of Four, which introduces Holmesas cocaine problem and Watsonas future wife. The story collectionsThe Adventures of Sherlock HolmesandThe Memoirs of Sherlock Holmesfeature such renowned tales as aA Scandal in Bohemia, a aThe Red-Headed League, a and aThe Musgrave Ritual.a Tired of writing stories about Holmes, his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, killed him off at the end of aThe Final Problem, a the last tale inThe Memoirs. But the public outcry was so great that eight years later he published the masterfulThe Hound of the Baskervilles, which supposedly takes place before Holmesas death. The separateVolume IIofThe Complete Sherlock Holmescollects the remaining accounts of Holmesas exploits, including aThe Adventure of the Empty House, a which reveals the elaborate circumstances behind Holmesas literary resurrection.The story collectionsThe Adventures of Sherlock HolmesandThe Memoirs of Sherlock Holmesfeature such renowned tales as aA Scandal in Bohemia, a aThe Red-Headed League, a and aThe Musgrave Ritual.a Tired of writing stories about ...
|Title||:||The Complete Sherlock Holmes|
|Author||:||Arthur Conan Doyle, Kyle Freeman|
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company - 2003|