The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #4)

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Vintage Crime

'If I were assured of your eventual destruction I would, in the interests of the public, cheerfully accept my own'. In "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes", the consulting detective's notoriety as the arch-despoiler of the schemes concocted by the criminal underworld at last gets the better of him. Though Holmes and his faithful sidekick Dr Watson solve what will become some of their most bizarre and extraordinary cases - the disappearance of the race horse Silver Blaze, the horrific circumstances of the Greek Interpreter and the curious mystery of the Musgrave Ritual among them - a criminal mastermind is plotting the downfall of the great detective. Half-devil, half-genius, Professor Moriarty leads Holmes and Watson on a grisly cat-and-mouse chase through London and across Europe, culminating in a frightful struggle which will turn the legendary Reichenbach Falls into a water double-grave...


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Holmes [is] still discussed, revered and cherished across the world - Guardian

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) started to write as a doctor, whilst waiting for patients to arrive. Sherlock Holmes first appeared in A Study in Scarlet (1887). The Holmes stories soon attracted such a following that Conan Doyle felt the character overshadowed his other work. In The Final Problem (1893) Conan Doyle killed him off, but was obliged by public demand to restore the detective to life.

General Fields

  • : 9780241952948
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : October 2011
  • : 181mm X 111mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : very good
  • : 320
  • : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • : Paperback