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Uniquely combining Holmes' most famous case, The Hound of the Baskervilles, with Arthur Conan Doyle's own 12 favorite Sherlock Holmes stories arranged in order of publication, this edition features an afterword by Conan Doyle's acclaimed biographer Andrew Lycett. Conan Doyles original list, arranged in order merit, is included, as is the abridged text of "Sherlock Holmes to His Readers," an article by Conan Doyle for the Strand Magazine, later published as the preface to The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes. The book's cover is by Michael Kirkham, whose clients have included Dazed & Confused, the Financial Times, the Independent, the New York Times, and Readers' Digest. Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most revered writers of detective fiction. Through creating the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Doyle defined the mystery genre as a mix of wit, intelligence, and action.
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The Sherlock Holmes tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are re-presented in chronological order with all-new full-color illustrations by clelbrated artist Kelley Jones This volume includes: The 'Gloria Sott', The Musgrave Ritual, A Study in Scarlet, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet, The Resident Patient, and The Reigate Squires.