This intriguing collection of Sherlock Holmes cases contains 'Shoscombe Old Place' - the last story Conan Doyle ever wrote - where we have a fleeting glimpse of Holmes' little-seen affectionate side. Grappling with treachery and ingenious crimes of all kinds, Holmes' dazzling powers of logic are as sharp as ever - no case is too challenging, no mystery too dense for the immortal sleuth's logic and legendary powers of deduction.
About the Author
A prolific author of books, short stories, poetry, and more, the Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for the creation of one of literature’s most vivid and enduring characters: Sherlock Holmes. Through detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction, Holmes and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step into the swirling fog of Victorian London to rescue the innocent, confound the guilty, and solve the most perplexing puzzles known to literature.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885