Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures


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Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss present their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures.

The hit BBC series Sherlock has introduced a whole new generation of fans to Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective. In this unique collection, Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have selected their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures.

Each of these nineteen tales, from Sherlock’s first appearance in A Study in Scarlet to the late classic The Dying Detective, is a potent mix of murder, suspense, cryptic clues, red herrings, and revenge—a ground-breaking combination of forensic science and bold storytelling. Sherlock Holmes established new rules for what a fictional hero could be, and provided a template for detective stories we still follow today.

This beautifully designed collection is the perfect introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes and the ultimate gift for fans of the show it inspired.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681775210
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 1,150,283
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859 and died in 1930.He set up as a doctor at Southsea and it was while waiting for patients that he began to write. His growing success as an author enabled him to give up his practice and turn his attention to other subjects.His greatest achievement was his creation of Sherlock Holmes, who soon attained international status and constantly distracted him from his other work; at one time Conan Doyle killed him but was obliged by public protest to restore him to life. And in his creation of Dr. Watson, Holmes's companion in adventure and chronicler, Conan Doyle produced not only a perfect foil for Holmes but also one of the most famous narrators in fiction.

Date of Birth:

May 22, 1859

Date of Death:

July 7, 1930

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Crowborough, Sussex, England


Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

Table of Contents

A Study in Scarlet 1

The Sign of Four 89

A Scandal in Bohemia 171

The Red-Headed League 189

A Case of Identity 207

The Man with the Twisted Lip 221

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle 239

The Adventure of the Speckled Band 255

Silver Blaze 275

The Yellow Face 295

The Musgrave Ritual 309

The Greek Interpreter 323

The Final Problem 337

The Hound of the Baskervilles 351

The Empty House 469

Charles Augustus Milverton 485

The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans 499

The Adventure of the Devil's Foot 521

The Adventure of the Dying Detective 541

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