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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I - by Arthur Conan Doyle (Paperback)

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  • Since his first appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created.
  • About the Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh.
  • 1088 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Mystery & Detective
  • Series Name: Sherlock Holmes

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About the Book



A collection of Sherlock Holmes mystery adventures, including "A scandal in Bohemia," "The five orange pips," and "The adventure of the Engineer's thumb."



Book Synopsis



Since his first appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two paperback volumes, Bantam presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle's classic hero--a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmes's adventures in crime!

Volume I includes the early novel A Study in Scarlet, which introduced the eccentric genius of Sherlock Holmes to the world. This baffling murder mystery, with the cryptic word Rache written in blood, first brought Holmes together with Dr. John Watson. Next, The Sign of Four presents Holmes's famous "seven percent solution" and the strange puzzle of Mary Morstan in the quintessential locked-room mystery.

Also included are Holmes's feats of extraordinary detection in such famous cases as the chilling " The Adventure of the Speckled Band," the baffling riddle of "The Musgrave Ritual," and the ingeniously plotted "The Five Orange Pips," tales that bring to life a Victorian England of horse-drawn cabs, fogs, and the famous lodgings at 221B Baker Street, where Sherlock Holmes earned his undisputed reputation as the greatest fictional detective of all time.



About the Author



Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and began to write stories while he was a student. Over his life he produced more than thirty books, 150 short stories, poems, plays and essays across a wide range of genres. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holmes, who he introduced in his first novel A Study in Scarlet (1887). This was followed in 1889 by an historical novel, Micah Clarke. In 1893 Conan Doyle published 'The Final Problem' in which he killed off his famous detective so that he could turn his attention more towards historical fiction. However Holmes was so popular that Conan Doyle eventually relented and published The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1901. The events of the The Hound of the Baskervilles are set before those of 'The Final Problem' but in 1903 new Sherlock Holmes stories began to appear that revealed that the detective had not died after all. He was finally retired in 1927. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died on July 7, 1930.
Dimensions (Overall): 6.8 Inches (H) x 4.2 Inches (W) x 1.8 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 1088
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Mystery & Detective
Series Title: Sherlock Holmes
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Theme: Private Investigators
Format: Paperback
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 1986
TCIN: 11821627
UPC: 9780553212419
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-2197
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.8 inches length x 4.2 inches width x 6.8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.15 pounds
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