This beautifully presented edition offers a selection of the master detective’s greatest cases, including the most popular Holmes story ever written, The Hound of the Baskervilles. The short stories included are: The Red-headed League • The Five Orange Pips • The Man with the Twisted Lip The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle • The Adventure of the Speckled Band The Adventure of the Copper Beeches • Silver Blaze • The Musgrave Ritual The Reigate Squires • The Final Problem • The Empty House The Dancing Men • The Priory School Illustrations by Sidney Paget and an insightful introduction by acclaimed crime writer Martin Edwards complete this handsome gift.
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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