Arthur Conan Doyle

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A British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson.
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A novel released in 1912 by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau in South America where prehistoric animals still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book.
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12 short stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in 1922. The collection is divided in two parts: “Tales of Terror” with horror stories, and “Tales of Mystery” with stories with strange schemes.
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Sherlock Holmes is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has received a present of a rare and lustrous pearl. Now, on the day she is summoned to meet her anonymous benefactor, she consults Holmes and Watson.
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A collection of Sherlock Holmes stories. All editions contain a brief preface, by "John H. Watson, M.D.", that assures readers that as of the date of publication (1917), Holmes is long retired from his profession of detective but is still alive and well, albeit suffering from a touch of rheumatism.
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Doyle presents two equally perplexing mysteries for Holmes to solve—one a murder that takes place in the shadowy outskirts of London, in a locked room where the haunting word Rache is written upon the wall, the other a kidnapping set in the American West.
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The last twelve stories written about Holmes and Watson, these tales reflect the disillusioned world of the 1920s in which they were written. Some of the sharpest turns of wit in English literature are contrasted by dark images of psychological tragedy, suicide, and incest in a collection of tales that have haunted generations of readers.
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Not only does Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant detective investigate a fascinating series of crimes and misdemeanours in The Memoirs, but we also learn about Holmes’ early days as a sleuth hound and encounter the detective’s brilliant brother, Mycroft, who is a member of the Diogenes Club, one of the strangest establishments in London.
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"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" were first published on 14 October 1892; the individual stories had been serialised in The Strand Magazine between July 1891 and June 1892.
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In this installment in the continuation of the classic collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, England's top-notch sleuth is on the go again, with lavish mysteries demanding the master's brilliant powers of deduction.
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