Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Illustrated Short Stories
"So what did you make of it?"
"Well, it's a handsome volume, Holmes. I think a fitting tribute to the many cases you've solved over the years."
"No more than that, Watson? Come come, what of this man Klinger?"
"Well, he seems a trifle fussy, a bit like an over-eager terrier jumping up and barking all the time. But he's also very knowledgeable."
"Anything else? You know my methods."
"Now Holmes, I know you just wish to bamboozle me again –...more
I would reccomend this book to my friends who like detective books. Sherlock is so clever and attentive to detail it's sca...more
I've only just started. There are 2 more novels and 40 or so short stories (from...more
986 pg. mystery
London, 1881. A murder is commited. The police is baffled. Sherlock Holmes is on the case. In each one of these short stories, Sherlock Holmes solves an impossible mystery while his trusty assistant Watson records them dutifully. Holmes is a very careful observer, and few are better than him. He uses logical reasoning to derive complex observations out of minute ordinary details.
I really enjoyed this novel since Holmes explains his logic and I apply...more
I borrowed this book from our school library when I was still in High-school. I thought I lost this book forever. I paid the library and...more
What I've seen of the annotations has really impressed me, too. They are partially fannish theories sprouting around narrative discrepancies and plo...more
Still, I'll read this edition again and again. Now to save up for volume 3 - the novels.
I would love to find an annotation edition for all of the classics.
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