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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Oyle’s suspenseful stories and well developed characters keep readers on the edges of their seats Now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a must have addition to the libraries of all classic literature loversContentsA scandal in BohemiaThe Red Headed LeagueA Case of IdentityThe Boscombe Valley MysteryThe Five Orange PipsThe Man with the Twisted LipThe Blue CarbuncleThe Speckled BandThe Engineer's ThumbThe Noble BachelorTh. The Adventur

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No home library is complete without the classics The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a keepsake to be read and treasured The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes a collection of twelve short stories by Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle is considered a milestone in the genre of detective fiction With Sherlock Holmes’s clever disguises and ability to solve even the most elusive mysteries as well as Holmes’s loyal friend and biographer Dr Watson who narrates most of the stories D. June 2020So

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E Beryl CoronetThe Copper BeechesAbout the Word Cloud Classics seriesClassic works of literature with a clean modern aesthetic Perfect for both old and new literature fans the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic and inexpensive introduction to timeless tales With a higher production value including heat burnished covers and foil stamping these eye catching easy to hold editions are the perfect gift for students and fans of literature everywher. As a rule

  • Flexibound
  • 256
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • English
  • 17 October 2019
  • 9781607105565

About the Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Charles Altamont Doyle a talented illustrator was born in England of Irish descent and his mother born Mary Foley was Irish They were married in 1855Although he is now referred to as Conan Doyle the origin of this compound surname if that is how he meant it to be understood is uncertain His baptism record in the registry of St Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh gives 'Arthur Ignatius Conan' as his Christian name and simply 'Doyle' as his surname It also names Michael Conan as his godfatherAt the age of nine Conan Doyle was sent to the Roman Catholic Jesuit preparatory school Hodder Place Stonyhurst He then went on to Stonyhurst College leaving in 1875From 1876 to 1881 he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh This reuired that he provide periodic medical assistance in the towns of Aston now a district of Birmingham and Sheffield While studying Conan Doyle began writing short stories His first published story appeared in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal before he was 20 Following his graduation he was employed as a ship's doctor on the SS Mayumba during a voyage to the West African coast He completed his doctorate on the subject of tabes dorsalis in 1885In 1885 Conan Doyle married Louisa or Louise Hawkins known as Touie She suffered from tuberculosis and died on 4 July 1906 The following year he married Jean Elizabeth Leckie whom he had first met and fallen in love with in 1897 Due to his sense of loyalty he had maintained a purely platonic relationship with Jean while his first wife was alive Jean died in London on 27 June 1940Conan Doyle fathered five children Two with his first wife—Mary Louise 28 January 1889 – 12 June 1976 and Arthur Alleyne Kingsley known as Kingsley 15 November 1892 – 28 October 1918 With his second wife he had three children—Denis Percy Stewart 17 March 1909 – 9 March 1955 second husband in 1936 of Georgian Princess Nina Mdivani circa 1910 – 19 February 1987; former sister in law of Barbara Hutton; Adrian Malcolm 19 November 1910–3 June 1970 and Jean Lena Annette 21 December 1912–18 November 1997Conan Doyle was found clutching his chest in the hall of Windlesham his house in Crowborough East Sussex on 7 July 1930 He had died of a heart attack at age 71 His last words were directed toward his wife You are wonderful The epitaph on his gravestone in the churchyard at Minstead in the New Forest Hampshire readsSTEEL TRUEBLADE STRAIGHTARTHUR CONAN DOYLEKNIGHTPATRIOT PHYSICIAN MAN OF LETTERSConan Doyle's house Undershaw located in Hindhead south of London where he had lived for a decade had been a hotel and restaurant between 1924 and 2004 It now stands empty while conservationists and Conan Doyle fans fight to preserve itA statue honours Conan Doyle at Crowborough Cross in Crowborough where Conan Doyle lived for 23 years There is also a statue of Sherlock Holmes in Picardy Place Edinburgh close to the house where Conan Doyle was bornSeries