The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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In "The Final Problem," the tale that preceded this collection, the world's most famous detective had a seemingly fatal encounter with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty. When Sherlock Holmes's devoted fans refused to allow Arthur Conan Doyle to kill their beloved sleuth, the author complied with more stories. This compilation features all thirteen tales, which originally appeared in The Strand Magazine .
Holmes returns in "The Adventure of the Empty House," in which he explains his near-miraculous escape from death and accounts for his lengthy absence to the astonished Dr. Watson. Other mysteries include "The Dancing Men," involving a series of cryptic threats; "The Six Napoleons," concerning stolen jewels and images of the French emperor; "The Norwood Builder," a murderous attempt at revenge; and "The Missing Three Quarter," in which a rugby player disappears on the eve of a crucial match.
Publisher: [London?] : Dodo Press, [2008?]
ISBN: 9780486478739
0486478734
Branch Call Number: F DOY NVD
Characteristics: 309 p. ; 23 cm

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Tabaqui
Dec 26, 2016

Sherlock Holmes. One of the more intriguing heroes of literature, he also is one of the most famous detectives. What makes these stories so attention grabbing is the way we learn the facts along with Watson. Another side note is the way other cases are mentioned, but never elaborated upon. A literary classic, and for good reason.

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