Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Scandal in Bohemia and Other Stories” as Want to Read:
A Scandal in Bohemia and Other Stories
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

A Scandal in Bohemia and Other Stories

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  39 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 178 pages
Published 2011 by Penguin
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Scandal in Bohemia and Other Stories, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Scandal in Bohemia and Other Stories

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 60)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Carole Tyrrell
I first became acquainted with Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson when I was 12. I was also reading Agatha
Christie at the same time but soon worked out that it was usually the most unlikely person who was the villain and I haven’t re-read them lately. However, Endless Night remains one of my favourites as it’s so creepy and strange.
This book was part of a Radio Times tie-in with the recent Sherlock series on TV. Collect 3 tokens or send $2.99 and 3 books were yours. I’ve never owned a volume of Sherl
Having enjoyed the TV adaptations which were made in the 80s it's a little surprising that I never got around to reading the Sherlock Holmes stories. So when the Radio Times magazine was giving away a set of books I jumped at the chance. I found the stories in this particular book to be extremely readable. Considering they were written so long ago I expected to be tripping up over archaic words every two minutes, but that wasn't the case. I especially appreciated how the stories are about variou ...more
These six short stories about Sherlock Holmes each run about thirty pages, which isn’t really enough time to set up a mystery and throw a lot of red herrings at you, but what the author does instead is give you a long backstory, do a little investigating, and then give you the hows and wheres of it all.

This really shouldn’t work. Every writer has had it drilled into them a million times: Show, don’t tell. Yet, tell is exactly what these stories do. We get a long exposition dump told by the clien
My first experience of Conan Doyle! An interesting selection of shorts stories, definitely looking forward to reading more.
Arkleya is currently reading it
Feb 24, 2015
Nami Falhan
Nami Falhan is currently reading it
Feb 19, 2015
Ryan marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2015
Becky marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2015
Kristine marked it as to-read
Dec 23, 2014
Beth marked it as to-read
Nov 22, 2014
Mayling marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2014
Mtld marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
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
More about Arthur Conan Doyle...
A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlock Holmes, #1) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3) The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5) The Complete Sherlock Holmes The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Vol 2

Share This Book