The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Complete in nine handsome volumes, each with an introduction by a Doyle scholar, a chronology, a selected bibliography, and explanatory notes, the Oxford Sherlock Holmes series offers a definitive collection of the famous detective's adventures. No home library is complete without it.

Comprising the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand, the magazine in which they were first published, this volume won even more popularity for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Holmes is at the height of his powers in many of his most famous cases, including The Red-Headed League, The Speckled Band, and The Blue Carbuncle.

Title:The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0192835084
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:339 pages

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Reviews

  • Robin Hobb
    Feb 24, 2013

    Nothing compares to the original. If you really want to know Holmes and Watson, this is what you read. The characterization and pacing is, for me, delightful. The insights into a London of trains and ...

  • Trevor
    Dec 09, 2008

    I’ve been listening to Sherlock Holmes stories in the car and think I’m going to go through and listen to all of them now. I’ve started with The Adventures and have enjoyed it immensely. There m...

  • Councillor
    Aug 12, 2015

    As a rule, the more bizarre a thing is, the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to...

  • Namratha
    Jan 27, 2012

    To have a slight measure of the pleasant chills that race up and down your spine when you delve into a meaty Holmes mystery, do read the introduction passage by Mark Gatiss (co-creator of BBC Entertai...

  • russell barnes
    Aug 23, 2007

    It's the end of the world and Watson and Holmes, on the cusp of having their brilliant lives snuffed out by the impending doom decide their simmering sexual tension can go no further.As they remove th...

  • Paul Bryant
    Nov 26, 2012

    Sherlock Holmes is one of the great characters of literature - who can resist the aloof arrogance and limitless self-satisfaction which stems from that intellectual superiority with which he squishes ...

  • Huda Aweys
    Jan 30, 2014

    Sherlock Holmes ...What a day :) ***** حزينة جدا على أفول نجم (شيرلوك) في أواخر ايام السير آرثر كونان دويل .. ماكانش يعرف ان دي ال...

  • Teresa
    Feb 02, 2017

    It’s been fun zipping through one of these stories each night for the past twelve nights. I’ve even felt rather clever after guessing correctly on a few of the outcomes—even without counting “...

  • Apatt
    Aug 29, 2011

    After “reading” lengthy audiobooks like Vanity Fair I just wanted to read/listen-to something short. Then I saw the movie The Imitation Game (highly recommended) and I thought “Of course! Sherl...

  • Jan-Maat
    Jun 15, 2011

    Fun. The crimes in this book are more along the lines of puzzles to work out rather than realistic depictions of crime in late Victorian- early Edwardian England. Contrived, but enjoyable.My favourite...