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Sherlock Holmes: A Gripping Casebook of Stories

Sherlock Holmes: A Gripping Casebook of Stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes: A Gripping Casebook of Stories

Sherlock Holmes: A Gripping Casebook of Stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Overview

This handsome hardback compendium brings together some of Sherlock Holmes' best cases, presented with a deluxe gold-embossed cover design with gilded page edges.

Arthur Conan Doyle's remarkable detective stories have delighted readers for over a century. This collection features the full-length novel A Study in Scarlet alongside 14 short stories, selected and introduced by award-winning crime writer Martin Edwards. These masterfully plotted mysteries perfectly capture the cosy charm of Victorian London and showcase the formidable deductive powers of Sherlock Holmes at his best.

Includes:
• A Scandal in Bohemia
• The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
• The Greek Interpreter
• The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
• The Boscombe Valley Mystery

With original pen and ink illustrations by George Wylie Hutchinson, this foil-stamped volume with gilded page edges makes the perfect gift for any classic literature lover.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Arcturus Gilded Classics series presents luxury gift editions of classics works, printed on opulent ivory paper, featuring hardcover Wibilin binding, foil-embossed cover designs, beautifully designed end-papers and gilded page edges. These make perfect collectibles for lovers of classic literature.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781838571122
Publisher: Arcturus
Publication date: 09/12/2019
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a writer and physician. Born in Edinburgh in Scotland, he began writing short stories while studying medicine. His first work featuring his famous literary creation, (the detective Sherlock Holmes) was A Study in Scarlet, published in 1886. Relentlessly curious about a vast range of subjects, his interests were reflected in the vast array of knowledge that Sherlock Holmes exhibited in his stories. Conan Doyle died at the age of 71 and is buried in Hampshire.

Martin Edwards is an award-winning crime writer, founding-member of the Murder Squad collective of crime writers and editor of the Crime Writers' Association's annual anthology.

George Hutchinson (1852-1942) was a British illustrator. Born in Canada, he then moved to London at 14 and studied painting at the Royal Academy. His illustrated numerous works by classic authors, including Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling and Robert Louis Stevenson.

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

Table of Contents

Introduction by Martin Edwards
A Study in Scarlet
A Scandal in Bohemia
A Case of Identity
The Boscombe Valley Mystery
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb
The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
The Yellow Face
The Stockbroker's Clerk
The Gloria Scott
The Crooked Man
The Resident Patient
The Greek Interpreter
The Naval Treaty

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