The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Vintage Classics) (Paperback)

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By Arthur Conan Doyle, David Peace (Introduction by)
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Sherlock Holmes’s 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.

About the Author


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) 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.

Praise For…


"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


Product Details
ISBN: 9780099529675
ISBN-10: 009952967X
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication Date: September 2009
Pages: 496
Language: English
Series: Vintage Classics