Synopses & Reviews
Sherlock Holmess most memorable and intriguing cases are collected here, including adventures with mysterious masked strangers, ingenious heists, murderous plots, and hidden jewels, which take the famous detective and his faithful sidekick Dr. Watson from the streets of London and the English countryside to a chilling encounter at the Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland.
"Doyle's modesty of language conceals a profound tolerance of the human complexity . . . No wonder, then, if the pairing of Holmes and Watson has triggered more imitators than any other duo in literature." —John Le Carré, author, The Constant Gardener
"Arthur Conan Doyle is unique in . . . ushering in a genre of writing that, while imitated and expanded, has never been surpassed." —Stephen Fry
About the Author
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (18591930) produced more than 30 books, 150 short stories, poems, plays and essays across a wide range of genres. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holmes, who he introduced in his first novel A Study in Scarlet. David Peace is the author of Tokyo Year Zero.