The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Illustrator Sidney Paget, Michael Coote (colour)
Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Year 1992 (first published 1887-1893)
Publisher Wordsworth
ISBN 1-85326-033-9

This edition of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes contains the earliest cases of the greatest fictional detective of all time. It comprises A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four and the complete Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, reprinted from The Strand Magazine. It is illustrated by Sidney Paget, the finest of illustrators, from whom our images of Sherlock Holmes and his world derive.

This is the first of three volumes of The Complete Sherlock Holmes reproduced from original copies of The Strand Magazine. The three books will present all the Holmes stories arranged chronologically in order of first publication.

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2 responses to “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  1. I found the first two long stories a bit of a let down, in terms of outside actions influencing the novel and making it less about detection. The short stories though are fantastic. A great romp around London and the surrounding area is this.

  2. Although I may be somewhat biased, as I love almost anything Holmes related, I do see your point. Being the first stories of the entire series Doyle seems to have not yet settled on his successful Holmesian formula. Nevertheless, I do still enjoy reading of their first meeting in A Study in Scarlet.

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