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The Sherlock Holmes Omnibus (Sherlock Holmes)

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Novels:
A Study In Scarlet
The Sign of the Four
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Valley of Fear

Short story collections:
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
His Last Bow
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
ebook, 1929 pages
Published December 2011 (first published January 1st 1983)
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Anh
Mar 21, 2014 Anh rated it it was amazing
I'm fond of rereading Sherlock Holmes. I do so once every while. Everytime I feel melancholy, don't know what to read, or just don't want to read what I'm supposed to, I turn to Sherlock Holmes.

This is the first "real" book (series) that I read... I believe I borrowed it from a cousin when I was 9, so it's like meeting an old friend or visiting a familiar place: I know that person so well that nothing comes unexpectedly; still I greet every word, every detail with... knowing. It's not tedious kn
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Apr 15, 2013 Sadaf rated it really liked it
This is the most encompassing edition of SH, it has everything, the short stories, the long ones, even a few stories from Sherlock's point of view. of course, when you read so many of the works together, you start to realize the similarities between many cases and it becomes slightly predictable - thus the missing star. i know I chose an omnibus and should be prepared for it, but still - especially those clustered towards the end tended to be rather similar.
Apart from that, it is all brilliance
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I'm certain that I don't intend to read all of this book at once. So far, A Study in Scarlet is beautifully written and quite enjoyable.
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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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Other Books in the Series

Sherlock Holmes (1 - 10 of 19 books)
  • A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
  • The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #4)
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Valley of Fear (Sherlock Holmes, #7)
  • His Last Bow: 8 Stories (Sherlock Holmes, #8)
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #9)
  • I cinque misteri di Sherlock Holmes

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