Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories

Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486417776
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 05/10/2001
Series: Dover Large Print Classics Series
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 825,731
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

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