The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Short Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
Classic short stories of Sherlock Holmes now available in a separate, attractively priced individual volume.The publication of Leslie S. Klingers brilliant new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles classic Holmes short stories in 2004 created a Holmes sensation. Available again in an attractively-priced edition identical to the first, except this edition has no outer slipcase (Volume One is available separately).
Inside, readers will find all the short stories from The Return of Sherlock Holmes, His Last Bow and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, with a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klingers insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; art lovers will thrill to the 450-plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the timeless genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation of readers.
The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Short Stories
While waiting for patients, he began writing stories. His first significant work was A Study in Scarlet which appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual for and featured the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes. In he married Louise Hawkins, who suffered from tuberculosis and eventually died in He married Miss Jean Leckie in Doyle had five children, two with his first wife Mary and Kingsley , and three with his second wife Jean, Denis, and Adrian. In Doyle studied the eye in Vienna, and in moved to London to set up a practice as an oculist. This also gave him more time for writing, and in November he wrote to his mother: 'I think of slaying Holmes
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There's a strong body of evidence to suggest that Sherlock Holmes was a Muslim. Perhaps you find that hard to believe? In that case maybe he was Jewish, or Catholic, or possibly a Druid. He was also, according to no less an authority than Franklin D Roosevelt, an American; though others have claimed the great detective as Russian, Canadian or French. And there's a school of thought that maintains Holmes was actually a woman. Ever since Holmes made his debut in Arthur Conan Doyle's novel A Study in Scarlet in , there has been no shortage of bizarre theories to explain the perplexing inconsistencies of the detective's career. Did he tumble to his death at the Reichenbach Falls?
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Hello, Login. Visit Our Stores. Sometimes that discomfort comes from having your worldview tested This monumental edition promises to be the most important new contribution to Sherlock Holmes literature since William Baring-Gould's classic work. In this boxed set, Leslie Klinger, a leading world authority, reassembles Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 classic short stories in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions. Inside, readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; art lovers will thrill to the plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced.