Sherlock Holmes: Volume 1 (Knickerbocker Classics)
|Author:||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
A stunning gift edition boasting the early tales of Sherlock Holmes, including 2 full-length novels and more than 20 short stories. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 1 is a great introduction to the world's most famous pipe-smoking detective, Sherlock Holmes, featuring the early works written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Included are the novels A Study in Scarlet (1887) and The Sign of the Four (1890) and the short story collections The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1891-1892) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1892-1893). From his home at 221B Baker Street in London, the legendary Sherlock Holmes, accompanied by his loyal companion and chronicler, Dr. Watson, employs his mastery of deductive reasoning and expert sleuthing to solve an arraying of complex and harrowing cases, baffling the police and becoming internationally renowned for his remarkable observations and even more eccentric habits.
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930) was a British physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances , poetry and non-fiction.