This volume completes the canon of the illustrated Sherlock Holmes stories, reprinted from The Strand Magazine. It contains the short story series Reminiscences of Sherlock..
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. Featuring the last 12 stories ever written about the infamous detective, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes contains some of Conan Doyle\'s most villainous and..
In l901, Conan Doyle finally bowed to public pressure and resurrected the nation\'s favourite detective. Featuring the last 12 stories ever written about Sherlock Holmes, this collection contains some of Conan Doyle\'s most villainous and unusual characters. The disillusionment and disenchantment felt in the 1920s is reflected in the darker mood of many of the stories and many believe that the author\'s developing interest in Spiritualism influenced the themes he chose to explore.
Это последний сборник рассказов о приключениях Шерлока Холмса. В нем собраны удивительные и невероятные дела из архивов великого детектива, о которых доктор Ватсон не осмеливался поведать публике раньше.
Знаменитый сыщик с блеском раскрывает самые запутанные преступления, поражая читателей быстротой ума и точностью наблюдений. Теперь вы можете прочитать истории о загадочных смертях, таинственных происшествиях и щекотливых.
Complete in five handsome volumes, each with an introduction by a Doyle scholar, a chronology, a selected bibliography, and explanatory notes, the Oxford Sherlock Holmes series offers a definitive collection of the famous detective\'s adventures..
The note from Sherlock Holmes to Dr Watson cannot be ignored and soon the pair find themselves investigating the curious case of an aged professor whose sudden strange alteration in behaviour terrifies everyone from his daughter and her fiance to the family dog. This and eleven other cases which confound clients or perplex the police are tackled by Holmes and Watson in the final collection of the duo\'s detecting adventures.
Complete in five handsome volumes, each with an introduction by a Doyle scholar, a chronology, a selected bibliography, and explanatory notes, the Oxford Sherlock Holmes series offers a definative collection of the famous detective\'s adventures. No home library is complete without it.
Comprising the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand, the magazine in which they were first published, this volume won even more popularity for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Holmes is at the height of his powers in many of his most famous cases, including The Red-Headed League, The Speckled Band, and The Blue Carbuncle and the famous A Study in Scarlet.
In The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes we read the last twelve stories Conan Doyle was to write about Holmes and Watson. They reflect the disillusioned world of the 1920s in which they were written, and he can be seen to take advantage of new, more open conventions in fiction.
Suicide as a murder weapon and homosexual incest are some of the psychological tragedies whose consequences are unravelled by the mind of Holmes before the eyes of Watson. That said, the collection also includes some of the best turns of wit in the series, and indeed in the whole of English literature.
The editor of this volume, W.W.
Robson, is Emeritus David Masson, Professor of English Literature at the University of Edinburgh and the author of Modern English Literature. The general editor of the Oxford Sherlock.
Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. His works also include fantasy and science fiction, as well as plays, romances, non-fiction and historical novels.
The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel. In this tale drawn from the notebooks of Dr.
Watson, the deadly hand of Professor Moriarty once more reaches out to commit a vile and ingenious crime. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is the final set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short stories first published in the Strand Magazine.