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Great Detective Stories
Arthur Conan Doyle
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Great Detective Stories

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Detective stories are an all-time favorite with readers of all ages. This collection presents some of the best in the genre. Be it the inimitable Sherlock Holmes or the strikingly enterprising Miss Cusack, their deductive abilities are put to test in view of some uniquely bizarre problems!!
Paperback, 145 pages
Published 2005 by Rupa & Co (first published 1986)
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Sep 29, 2014 Gale rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

Here we have five short stories in one slim volume—mysteries penned by British authors. With a sketch of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the cover readers can expect a literary treat. “The Boscombe Valley Mystery” takes the duo out to the country to solve a foul murder. Holmes proffers his sleuthing philosophy: a warning against being swayed by circumstantial evidence; he asserts that obvious facts can be deceptive (a case of false accusation.
An interesting mix of five stories by different authors (and not merely Doyle)

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Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish. They were married in 1855.

Although he is now referred to as "Conan Doyle", the origin of this compound surname (if that is how he meant it to be understood) is uncertain. His baptism record
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