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Sherlock : the essential Arthur Conan Doyle adventures

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle; Mark Gatiss; Steven Moffat
Publisher: New York ; London : Pegasus Crime, New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2016. 2016. ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Pegasus Books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Each of these nineteen tales, from Sherlock's first appearance in A Study in Scarlet to the late classic The Dying Detective, is a potent mix of murder, suspense, cryptic clues, red herrings, and revenge -- a ground-breaking combination of forensic science and bold storytelling. Sherlock Holmes established new rules for what a fictional hero could be, and provided a template for detective stories we still follow  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Short stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes; John H Watson, (Fictitious character); Sherlock Holmes; John H Watson, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle; Mark Gatiss; Steven Moffat
ISBN: 9781681772103 1681772108
OCLC Number: 953102089
Notes: The hit BBC series "Sherlock" has introduced a whole new generation of fans to Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective. ...[T]his ... collection is the perfect introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes and the ultimate gift for fans of the show it inspired. -- Cover
Description: 553 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A Study In Scarlet --
The Sign of Four --
A Scandal in Bohemia --
The Red-Headed League --
A Case of Identity --
The Man with the Twisted Lip --
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle --
The Adventure of the Speckled Band --
Silver Blaze --
The Yellow Face --
The Musgrave Ritual --
The Greek Interpreter --
The Final Problem --
The Hound of the Baskervilles --
The Empty House --
Charles Augustus Milverton --
The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans --
The Adventure of the Devil's Foot --
The Adventure of the Dying Detective.
Other Titles: Essential Arthur Conan Doyle adventures
Sherlock (Television program : 2010- )
Responsibility: selected and introduced Mark Gatiss & Steven Moffat.

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"Each of these nineteen tales, from Sherlock's first appearance in A Study in Scarlet to the late classic The Dying Detective, is a potent mix of murder, suspense, cryptic clues, red herrings, and revenge -- a ground-breaking combination of forensic science and bold storytelling. Sherlock Holmes established new rules for what a fictional hero could be, and provided a template for detective stories we still follow today. With introductions by Steven and Mark for each story, this beautifully designed collection is the perfect introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes and the ultimate gift for fans of the show it inspired."

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