Collected here in this giant oversized volume are nine Sherlock Homes books including A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fear, A Double Barreled Detective Story by Mark Twain, and The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs, with an authoritative introduction by Darrell Schweitzer. No other Holmes collection includes the books by Bangs, which was the only use of Holmes that Doyle himself ever authorized, and Twain, who was the most famous author other than Doyle to write a Sherlock Holmes story. More than 1,000 pages of Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
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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