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This choice compilation features eight of Sherlock Holmes' finest adventures, including "The Final Problem," Conan Doyle's unsuccessful attempt to retire his hero permanently. Also included are such perennial favorites as "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Red-headed League," "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," "The Musgrave Ritual," "The Adventure of the Empty House," and "The Adventure of the Dancing Men."
This Dover edition is specially designed for those who need or prefer large print and meets the standards of the National Association for the Visually Handicapped.
|Series:||Dover Large Print Classics Series|
|Edition description:||Large Print|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Arthur Conan Doyle was a prolific writer born in Scotland who started out as a medical doctor. While at the University of Edinburgh, he augmented his income by writing stories. His first Sherlock Holmes tale was published in 1887, introducing one of literature's best-loved detectives. Doyle has also written many works of history and science fiction, plus plays and poetry.
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