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The Return of Sherlock Holmes and His Last Bow : Macmillan Collector's Library - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Return of Sherlock Holmes and His Last Bow

Macmillan Collector's Library

Hardcover Published: 26th July 2016
ISBN: 9781909621770
Number Of Pages: 640

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Three years after his supposed death at the Reichenbach Falls, Sherlock Holmes returns to 221B Baker Street, to the astonishment of Dr Watson and the delight of readers worldwide. From kidnapped heirs to murder by harpoon, Holmes and Watson have their work cut out for them in these brilliant later tales. This collection also includes His Last Bow, a series of recollections from an older Sherlock Holmes of further adventures from his life.

In this Macmillan Collector's Library edition, Sherlock scholar David Stuart Davies provides both an illuminating afterword and a fascinating chronology of the Sherlock Holmes stories. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

* Chapter - 1: The Empty House* Chapter - 2: The Norwood Builder* Chapter - 3: The Dancing Men* Chapter - 4: The Solitary Cyclist* Chapter - 5: The Priory School* Chapter - 6: Black Peter* Chapter - 7: Charles Augustus Milverton* Chapter - 8: The Six Napoleons* Chapter - 9: The Three Students* Chapter - 10: The Golden Pince-Nez* Chapter - 11: The Missing Three-Quarter* Chapter - 12: The Abbey Grange* Chapter - 13: The Second Stain* Chapter - 14: Wisteria Lodge* Chapter - 15: The Cardboard Box* Chapter - 16: The Red Circle* Chapter - 17: The Bruce-Partington Plans* Chapter - 18: The Dying Detective* Chapter - 19: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax* Chapter - 20: The Devil's Foot* Chapter - 21: His Last Bow** Section - i: Afterword* Section - ii: Bibliography* Section - iii: Biography

ISBN: 9781909621770
ISBN-10: 1909621773
Series: Macmillan Collector's Library
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 26th July 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 15.3 x 9.9  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.33

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

About the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and began to write stories while he was a student. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holmes, who he introduced in his first novel A Study in Scarlet (1887). This was followed in 1889 by an historical novel, Micah Clarke. In 1893 Conan Doyle published 'The Final Problem' in which he killed off his famous detective so that he could turn his attention more towards historical fiction. However Holmes was so popular that Conan Doyle eventually relented and published The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1901. The events of the The Hound of the Baskervilles are set before those of 'The Final Problem' but in 1903 new Sherlock Holmes stories began to appear that revealed that the detective had not died after all. He was finally retired in 1927. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died on 7 July 1930.

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