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The Best of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Best of Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of the World"s Most Famous Detective

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Published by Great American Audio Corp .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Sherlock Holmes,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9819273M
    ISBN 101555691161
    ISBN 109781555691165


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The Best Of Sherlock Holmes Paperback – Import, May 6, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Author)/5(76). A hard-to-fault selection of Sherlock Holmes mysteries. 12 of the stories were selected by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as the best from the 44 stories that had appeared by then.

David Stuart Davies adds a further 8 to the mix, which include such classics as The Man With the Twisted Lip, The Blue Carbuncle, and Charles Augustus Milverton/5(81).

The best books on Sherlock Holmes. On Conan Doyle by Michael Dirda. Read. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories and four novels starring his fictional sleuth.

Michael Dirda On Conan Doyle by Michael Dirda. A Study in Scarlet. by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Sherlock Holmes. by Sir. "In the March issue of The Strand Magazine, a competition was held to choose the twelve best Sherlock Holmes stories from the forty-four already published in book form.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had made his choice and placed the titles in a sealed envelope and readers were invited to match the great man's selection. /5(85). But you don’t have many of the Holmes and Watsons on this list without Rathbone and Bruce.

A personal favorite is ’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, which isn’t an adaptation of any single Holmes story but finds the detective satisfyingly matching wits with his nemesis Professor Moriarty.

Honorable Mention Sherlock Holmes Adaptations. Ellery Queen thought that Vincent Starrett wrote one of the best Sherlock Holmes stories ever.

This story first appeared as a booklet in that's now a rare collectible. You can read the full story on this website, and see a Census of the First Edition of The Unique Hamlet by Vincent Starrett.

Perhaps best-known for Holmes’s famous line about ‘the curious incident of the dog in the night-time’ (used by Mark Haddon as the title for his bestselling novel), ‘Silver Blaze’ is the first story in the second collection of classic Sherlock Holmes stories, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes ().

The story concerns a missing racehorse and sees Holmes donning his famous deerstalker to investigate. The 12 Best Sherlock Holmes Stories, According to Arthur Conan Doyle.

After All, He Should Know. In June of“A Scandal in Bohemia,” the first short story featuring everyone’s favorite consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, was published in The Strand Magazine.

Jeremy Brett played the detective in seven series of Sherlock Holmes for Britain's Granada Television from to Watson was played by David Burke (in the first two series) and Edward Hardwicke (in the remainder). Brett and Hardwicke also appeared on Created by: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Best of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2 book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The four classic novels of Sherlock Holmes a /5. Synopsis Faithfully supported by his chronicler, Dr Watson, Sherlock Holmes pits his wits against 'Napoleon of Crime' Professor Moriarty, assists European royalty threatened by disgrace, helps to solve the mysterious death of a young woman due to be married, and investigates intrigues that have defeated the detectives of Scotland Yard.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Best of Sherlock Holmes recounts some of the most iconic cases solved by Sherlock Holmes. Holmes The Best of Sherlock Holmes book a noted recluse, married to the art of deduction. Some Stuff About the Book.

A Study in Scarlet is a really special Sherlock Holmes book for any Holmes fan. After all his highness Sherlock Holmes – the guy who would rock the worlds of people like me – first appeared in this book.

The novel was first published as part of a magazine called the Beeton’s Christmas Annual in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (The World's Best Reading) by Arthur Conan Doyle and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Hound of the Baskervilles. The Valley of Fear.

Canon of Sherlock Holmes. Chronology of Sherlock Holmes Stories. ↑ This story is included as part of His Last Bow in American editions and in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in British editions of the canon. ↑ These cases are described to Dr Watson by Sherlock Holmes.

Of course, the best Sherlock Holmes was the 60 stories of ACD Canon. Including 56 short stories, and 4 long stories. Amount these stories, I personally like The Hound of the Baskervilles the best.

But I want to recommend a story that isn’t part of. o Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him men-tion her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emo-tion akin to love for Irene Adler.

All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind. He was, I. Selected, Edited and Introduced by David Stuart Davies. The Best of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twenty of the very best tales from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fifty-six short stories featuring the arch sleuth.

Basing his selection around the author's own twelve personal favourites, David Stuart Davies has added a further eight sparkling. With Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons.

Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man/10(K).

His latest Holmes title is Sherlock Holmes & The Devil's Promise (Titan). Barry Forshaw is one of the UK's leading experts on crime fiction and film.

His books include Nordic Noir, Sex and Film, and The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction. Other works include Death in /5(75). Traditionally, the canon of Sherlock Holmes consists of the 56 short stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

In this context, the term "canon" is an attempt to distinguish between Doyle's original works and subsequent works by other authors using the same traditional canon—usually capitalized by aficionados of the Sherlockian game as "the Canon"—consists.

RT Reviewers' Choice—Best Historical Mystery From USA Today and internationally bestselling author Leonard Goldberg comes The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes, a new thrilling tale of the great detective’s daughter and her companion Dr. John Watson, Jr. as they investigate a murder at the highest levels of British society.

Joanna Blalock’s keen mind and incredible Brand: Center Point. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are the first two collections of Doyle's detective stories, often published together as they are in this volume.

The combined collections are kind of peak Holmes as they include many the most famous stories, as well as the first appearances of Sherlock's brother Mycroft and /5. Buy a cheap copy of The Complete Sherlock Holmes book by Arthur Conan Doyle. This volume, authorized by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's estate, contains all 4 full-length novels and all 56 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes.

At over a thousand Free shipping over $Cited by:   The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics) out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 48 reviews. More than 1 year ago. I bought my copy of this publication 35 years ago.

In that time I have enjoyed reading through the many adventures numerous times. This publication is the most complete, and most authentic compilation of the /5(48).

Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, returns in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of A Conspiracy in Belgravia and A Study in Scarlet Women, an NPR Best Book of Under the cover of “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use.

The second volume of classic Sherlock Holmes stories on audio, brilliantly performed by John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson. Contents: "The Mystery of the Second Stain": Holmes scores a diplomatic coup when he stops a certain letter from falling into the wrong hands.

The best of Sherlock Holmes. [Arthur Conan Doyle] -- A collection of stories featuring the popular sleuth, Sherlock Holmes. Print book: Fiction: English: A limited edView all editions and formats: Summary: A collection of stories featuring the popular sleuth, Sherlock Holmes.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes marks the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes in book form, collected from the pages of The Strand magazine. And what a debut. You’ll find some of the best Holmes tales here – from A Scandal in Bohemia (featuring “The Woman” – Irene Adler) to The Adventure of the Copper Beeches.

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Leather bound hardback book titled THE BEST OF SHERLOCK HOLMES by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Published by The Franklin Library in Illustrations by Ben F. Stahl. With Notes From the Editors laid in.

Light rubbing to boards - private bookplate front flyleaf. Bookseller since (LL-Base2-BSbottom-L. Well, that's an interesting question. Some people recommend reading the stories and novels in chronological order. But I don't recommend that.

I think it's a good idea to read the most amazing books first - the ones that highlight Sherlock. A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

The Valley of Fear. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes. The Return of Sherlock Holmes. The Hound of the Baskervilles. A chronological-by-published-date listing of the stories. A Study in Scarlet. The Sign of the Four. COVID Resources.

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Find more information about: ISBN:. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 20 cm. Contents: The adventures of Sherlock Holmes. --The hound of the. by multiple authors includes books The Italian Secretary, Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula, The Whitechapel Horrors, and several more.

See the complete The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The Hound of the Baskervilles - it was the first Holmes story I read when I was young, and the one that I liked the most.

It was quite layered, and pretty much all through, it comes across as a story rooted in legend rather than a traditional my. Published on The Return of Sherlock Holmes [free full audiobook online listen] by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

"The Adventure of the Empty House" "The Adventure of the. Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this 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/5().

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes were initially published in "The Strand" magazine as a series of 24 short stories. These stories saw publication between and When they were published in book form, the first twelve were published as "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" and the last twelve were called "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes."Cited by:   Sherlock Holmes is the world's only consulting detective.

Money and prestige don't interest him, simply the chance to flex his intellectual muscles. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in .