'There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.' Arthur Conan Doyle
A master of many literary genres, Arthur Conan Doyle excelled particularly in the short-story form, and was acclaimed in his day as much for his detective stories as for his thrilling tales of mystery and the supernatural. While the adventures of Sherlock Holmes have become part of our collective imagination, these stories - concerned with ghosts, obscure scientific experiments and other unexplained phenomena - are now unjustly neglected. First published in 1922 and here presented in a fully annotated edition - the only currently available to English readers - this collection will offer the opportunity to discover a lesser-known side of this master storyteller's ability to surprise and enthrall.
About the Author
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is the celebrated author of many adventure novels, including The Lost World and The Poison Belt, and the creator of the hugely popular detective stories of Sherlock Holmes.
"There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact." - Arthur Conan Doyle
Series: Alma Classics
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 21st November 2013
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1