Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this 1892 book is Arthur Conan Doyle's first short-story collection. The mystery compilation includes some of Holmes's finest cases with his dutiful sidekick, Doctor Watson, most notably "A Scandal in Bohemia," in which Holmes matches wits with the crafty former lover of a European king. Also featured is "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League," a study in misdirection that unfolds to become a much larger scheme. The stories, initially published in the Strand Magazine, are essential reading for Holmes fans.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lkmuir - LibraryThing
He's rude, arrogant, cold, unfriendly, and easily bored. But nobody minds, because Sherlock Holmes is a genius at solving mysteries. This collection of some of Holmes's most intriguing cases includes unabridged tales of blackmail, lost fortunes, and, of course, murder. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - questbird - LibraryThing
I read this to my son, who was quite interested. A good introduction to Sherlock Holmes. The afterword by Arthur Pober, EdD says, 'Even for a gifted young reader, getting through long chapters with ... Read full review