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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes is the greatest detective in fiction, a crime-solver gifted with powers of observation that allow him to see clues that ordinary detectives easily overlook. For more than a century, his adventures have thrilled generations of readers with crimes that are seemingly insoluble until the great detective steps in and applies his skills of deductive reasoning. This volume collects seven of Holmes's most challenging cases, including 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Red-Headed League', 'The Speckled Band', 'The Five Orange Pips', 'The Blue Carbuncle', and 'The Beryl Coronet'. It also features the full-length novel 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', about a legendary ghostly hound who has haunted generations of a noble family living in Baskerville Manor. All of the stories feature art by Sidney Paget, who illustrated the Sherlock Holmes stories that appeared in originally in The Strand. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is one of Barnes & Noble's leatherbound classics for children. It features classic illustrations, an elegant bonded leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark and distinctive gilt edging. It will provide hours of enjoyment for readers of all ages. Hide synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.750
humpty

mystery

by humpty on Jun 24, 2010

Although the stories are short they are nevertheless excellent reading. Enjoyable . More

sarab

Learning About English Culture with Sherlock H.

by sarab on Feb 18, 2010

I am 80% done with the book but it is for adult reading and would not reccommend this book for a minor. It glamorizes drug use. Love the book, I am learning about English culture this is my first Sherlock Holmes book. More

rob10

adventures

by rob10 on Dec 31, 2009

Bought the Oxford Press edition of this book to read the references indicated during the stories - also easier to handle than my unabridged sherlock holmes. More

DrewGirl

short and logical

by DrewGirl on May 2, 2007

This book is composed of twelve short Sherlock Holmes stories: A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man with the Twisted Lip (my personal favorite), The Blue Carbuncle, The Speckled Band, The Engineer's Thumb, The Noble ... More

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