The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine in which they were first published, and wond immesne popularity for Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. The detective is at the height of his powers and the volume is full of famous cases, including 'The Red-Headed League,' 'The Blue Carbuncle,' and 'The Speckled Band.' Although Holmes gained a reputation for infallibility, Conan Doyl shoed his own realism and feminism by having the great detective defeated by Irene Adler--the woman--in the very fists story, 'A Scandal in Bohemia.'(back cover)A Scandal in Bohemia The Adventure of the Red-Headed League A Case of Identity The Bascombe Valley Mystery The Five Orange Pips The Man with the Twisted Lip The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle The Adventure of the Speckled Band The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb The Adventure of the Nobel Bachelor The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet The Adventure of the Copper Beeches


Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: August 22, 1998
Pages: 389
Formats: Print