Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Dover Reader

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Knighted for his service as a field doctor during the Boer War, Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) is best remembered as the creator of Sherlock Holmes. In addition to his ever-popular tales of the Baker Street sleuth, Conan Doyle wrote many works of history and science fiction, as well as plays, poetry, and stories that reflected his interest in the occult.
This anthology offers an excellent selection of tales from throughout the Scottish author's career. Sherlock Holmes's ...
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Dover Reader

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Overview

Knighted for his service as a field doctor during the Boer War, Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) is best remembered as the creator of Sherlock Holmes. In addition to his ever-popular tales of the Baker Street sleuth, Conan Doyle wrote many works of history and science fiction, as well as plays, poetry, and stories that reflected his interest in the occult.
This anthology offers an excellent selection of tales from throughout the Scottish author's career. Sherlock Holmes's adventures include the novels The Hound of the Baskervilles and A Study in Scarlet, plus the stories "The Final Problem" and "A Scandal in Bohemia." The Lost World introduces the dinosaur-hunting Professor Challenger, and a duo of supernatural thrillers features "The Ring of Thoth" and "The Los Amigos Fiasco."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486791173
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/18/2015
  • Series: Dover Thrift Editions Series
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 592,400

Meet the Author

Arthur Conan Doyle

Scottish physician and author Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was knighted for his service as a field doctor during the Boer War. In addition to the landmarks in crime fiction that he created with his tales of Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle wrote many works of history and science fiction as well as plays and poetry.
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    1. Also Known As:
      Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 22, 1859
    2. Place of Birth:
      Edinburgh, Scotland
    1. Date of Death:
      July 7, 1930
    2. Place of Death:
      Crowborough, Sussex, England

Table of Contents

Contents:

i. Sherlock Holmes
A Study in Scarlet
Hound of the Baskervilles
"The Final Problem"
"Adventure of the Empty House"
"A Scandal in Bohemia"


ii. Professor Challenger

The Lost World


iii. Supernatural Stories
"J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement"
"The Ring of Thoth"
"The Los Amigos"

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