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The Reminiscences Of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #4)

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Sherlock Holmes é possivelmente o detetive mais amado de toda a literatura policial. Esse volume de suas façanhas traz, na seqüência em que foram originalmente publicados na Strand Magazine entre 1892 e 1893, os 12 contos que compõem As Memórias de Sherlock Holmes:

- Silver Blaze
- A Caixa de Papelão
- A Face Amarela
- O Corretor
- A Tragédia do Gloria Scott
- O Ritual Musg
Published (first published 1894)
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Riccardo This is a collection of stories that concludes a cycle in the Sherlock Holmes saga. Before you read this one, you should read, at least, "A study in…moreThis is a collection of stories that concludes a cycle in the Sherlock Holmes saga. Before you read this one, you should read, at least, "A study in scarlet".(less)
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K.D. Absolutely
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Sep 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Que el título incluya la palabra “memorias” sugiere mucho y, aunque sé que la mayoría ya sabe cómo termina, no por eso voy a arruinarle el final a la minoría. Creo que no supera a Estudio en escarlata o El sabueso de los Baskerville y, aunque varios de estos cuentos me supieron a poco, valió la pena llegar hasta el final. Además, las aristas que se presentan de Holmes lo pintan mucho mejor que en los libros anteriores (sigue siendo un misógino, lamentablemente eso no lo cambia). Haré un punteo s ...more
Another series of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes as reported by his faithful biographer Dr. Watson and it becomes clearer than ever that the real draw of these stories is the fascinating character of Holmes himself. The mysteries are secondary to the enjoyment, though many of them do prove to have distinct elements of interest (otherwise why would the great detective have bothered himself about them?), but it really is in observing the fascinating character of Holmes himself that the reader i ...more
Barry Pierce
As with most short story collections, you have hits and misses. However in this collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, Conan Doyle writes far too many misses to be it to be enjoyable. As the collection went on I found myself getting less and less invested in the stories of the great detective. I tutted and sighed at how formulaic and ridiculous some of the stories were. My utter frustration came to a vocal climax when Holmes was pushed from the Reichenbach Falls and I muttered, "thank god".

If yo
Jan 04, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Holmes fans
Come and see the Softer Side of Sherlock Holmes! The stories in this collection focus on the revelation that: "Sherlock Holmes! He's Just Like Us!" He makes mistakes! He judges too quickly! He was once young and went to school! He had friends! He has a brother (who is, as Sherlock readily admits, smarter than he is, just without his ambition)!

We (shockingly!) essentially find out that he is a human being. We see Sherlock has a family, and has interests other than things that have to do with his
Feb 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Though some of these stories slipped into the formulaic, I was still entertained. The one I keep thinking of, however, is the one that's most laughable – for both good and bad. “The Adventure of the Reigate Squire” is problematic in its plot elements, especially with the introduction at the very end of a name we’d not heard before (What?!), but the description of Sherlock’s physical actions are a visual delight (and that’s something I don’t usually value). The 'bad-laughing' had me wondering if ...more
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classic-mystery
I think this is my favorite.
*** Review The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes on Kati's Bookaholic Rambling Reviews ***

The stories for me in this book is a 4 stars and the audio is a 2.5 star so I will round it down to 3 stars. I really did enjoy the amazing stories in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holms they all was absolutely amazingly brilliant stories. And so far my favorite short stories in this one was The Adventure of Silver Blaze I so didn't see that twist at the end left me guessing until
Feb 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pensaba darle 3 estrellas porque la verdad es que estos cuentos no me atraparon tanto como los de otros libros (salvo "El problema final" que fue GENIAL).

Pero le doy 4 estrellas, porque me parece interesante conocer nuevos aspectos de la vida de Sherlock Holmes, por ejemplo, descubrimos un poco más sobre sus comienzos en la profesión, conocemos a su brillante hermano Mycroft y a su mayor enemigo. Todos estos detalles suman :)
--Silver Blaze
--The Yellow Face
--The Stockbroker's Clerk
--The 'Gloria Scott'
--The Musgrave Ritual
--The Reigate Squires
--The Crooked Man
--The Resident Patient
--The Greek Interpreter
--The Naval Treaty
--The Final Problem
David Sarkies
Jan 06, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
Another Collection of Holmesian Mysteries
7 January 2016

In a way I’m not entirely sure how I should approach this book, particularly since I generally don’t review short story collections as a whole but rather each story on its merits. Mind you, that is probably going to cause a little bit of a problem when I get around to reading the Collected Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, particularly since I can’t do The Raven the injustice of lumping it together with a bunch of other stories. Then there is At th
Vane J.
In 2010, we had to read for classes one of the Sherlock Holmes' books. My teacher gave us three options. Those options were The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. We had to vote for the one we considered the most interesting, and the winner was THotB. Since then, I made the promise to read the entire canon... but I did it with one purpose: To get to TMoSH. Do you know why? Because in this one Holmes was supposed to die, and also because Moriarty app ...more
Apr 12, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another Holmes, another hit? Yep it was for me. I found myself liking this collection of stories more and more the further along I read. Yes there's a formula to each of them, yes you can usually see what's coming a mile off, that or it's completely implausible. Yet, there is something about Sherlock that is captivating. Is it the writing, the relationship with Watson, the whodunnit? I'm not sure exactly, but I'll quote George Orwell on the matter of Holmes in his essay entitled 'Good Bad Books' ...more
The Death of Holmes!

Whilst not the title of the story or the book containing it that is exactly what is included in this collection. But of course we all know better than that these days. We all know that Doyle was forced to write more Holmes stories against his wishes. Poor guy.

I think the dislike Doyle had for writing the Holmes stories is incredibly apparent with this collection. Some of the stories are dull and formulaic - ten pages of somebody telling Holmes about the case and ten pages of


"Es perfectamente natural que yo, al publicar estos breves bocetos, basados en los numerosos casos en que las extraordinarias cualidades de mi compañero me convierten en un agente y, en ocasiones, en actor de algún drama extraño, es perfectamente natural, digo, que yo ponga de relieve con preferencia sus éxitos y no sus fracasos. No lo hago tanto por cuidar de su reputación, porque era precisamente cuando él ya no sabía que qué hacer cuando su energía y su agilidad mental resultaban más a
Jan 26, 2017 added it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf
This book is a short story collection, it contains eleven short stories. Unfortunately, I only managed to read four of those stories: these stories are lengthy so it’s not as if I read a tiny segment of the book and then gave up, I did get far in before deciding to stop reading. Usually, I only stop reading books when I’m about to give them one star but I wanted to get this one finished even though I still liked it, in a way.

I did like this book: I’m glad I’ve read a Sherlock Holmes book and I d
Apr 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone and anyone.
Addressed to:
Reichenbach Falls

To Whomever It May Concern,
After visiting the famed "Reichenbach Falls" yesterday, (an experience I was informed must not under any circumstances be missed - and I was not disappointed) I was most disturbed about the safety of the walks leading around the falls. The cliff is steep, and the drop a good way down. If one were to
fall, that person, I think, would no doubt come to a rather unfortunately nasty end. Since the path, also, as I noticed, is a slip
Ahmad Sharabiani
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #4), Arthur Conan Doyle
May 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
En este volumen se reúnen varios casos excelentemente resueltos por mi amado Sherlock Holmes. Especialmente llamativos bajo mi punto de vista son "Estrella de Plata" donde resulta que el asesino es quien menos nos podríamos imaginar y que Sherlock lo descubre entre otras pistas porque las ovejas del prado están coja, o "El rostro amarillo" donde Sherlock se equivoca en sus deducciones y donde podemos ver cómo relacionarse con la gente de color en la Inglaterra del siglo XIX era algo horrible y d ...more
Stefania T.
Jun 22, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra...Lettura.

Giungo in questi afosi ed estivi istanti al completamento della lettura di circa 1/2 del "Canone", termine che identifica l'intera e completa collezione dei romanzi e dei racconti che vedono protagonista l' "autentico" Sherlock Holmes, quello nato dalla penna di sir Arthur Conan Doyle (distinto da quello "apocrifo", generato dalla discutibile creatività di altri scrittori post-Conan Doyle).
Raggiunto questo piccolo traguardo, linea di demarcazione fra i c.
Another delightful collection of Sherlock Holmes stories. My favorites were Silver Blaze, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter, The Adventure of the Naval Treaty and The Final Problem.

The Final Problem is famous because Arthur Conan Doyle wrote it to kill the character of Sherlock Holmes. Doyle was reportedly tired of the detective and wanted to be free to write other things. (However, fans of Sherlock were so upset that Doyle eventually relented and brought him back to life.)

I listened to t
Cori Reed
Oct 16, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well this was enjoyable! Having never read any Sherlock stories I was unsure what to expect going in to this, but I was duly entertained! From reading classics lately that are very different from what I assumed (I'm looking at you, Frankenstein!), I was pleasantly surprised that Sherlock is exactly what you think he will be.

I am definitely willing to pick up more Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the future!
» Zacznę od tego, że "Przygody Sherlocka Holmesa" różniły się od moich poprzednich spotkań z tym detektywem. Bo, tym razem, nie była to jedna historia, a zbiór opowiadań. I z tym miałam drobny problem. Jeżeli cała historia rozgrywała się na 10 stronach, kończyła się, zanim zdążyłam się w nią wciągnąć. Wiadomo - fajnie, że nie ma długich i niepotrzebnych opisów przyrody, ale wszystko dzieje się zbyt szybko i okazuje się za bardzo oczywiste. Chyba nie jestem wielką fanką nowelek.

» Trochę przerażał
Aug 08, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Once again, ohmahgerd, I was straight-up-literally a different person when I started this book like 18 months ago. I carried it around for sooo LONG in the front pocket of my backpack, thinking it would be one of those books I could pull out and read one-mystery-at-a-time whenever I had downtime. But srsly kids? Downtime is for reading X-Men comics. A man's gotta commit to Sherlock Holmes.

So although I don't remember the first half of this book at all anymore, I'll say that I quite enjoyed the s
Ana Luisa
I'm currently rereading this book and will be adding reviews for each short story as I read them

Silver Blaze: 4 stars
This story centres around the disappearance of the favourite horse to win the Wessex Cup, Silver Blaze, and the death of his trainer, John Straker. After days and the police's inability to find the horse and the culprit, Holmes is called to investigate.
The plot and the mystery were very well-designed to show Holmes's full capacities as a detective, and proved his saying: "The worl
Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!*
This isn't going to be a terribly in-depth review, because I think I might just review the series as a whole once I finish reading them all. I have a huge omnibus on all of them, so yeah. (It was free for Kindle for a while, but I think it may be gone now ... AHHH.)

Anyway, like all the Sherlock Holmes I've read, I enjoyed this one a lot. It didn't stick with me quite as much as the one before it (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes), but it was still enjoyable. And we got to meet some awesome new
The first 4-5 stories i thought this collection was not as consistently great as The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes collection i read before it. What i liked in this collection that was different from that collection is that several of the stories dealt with how flawed Holmes was in his detection,cases. If he didnt have enough facts,evidence he wasnt a brilliant detective. If he wasnt quick the criminals might get away forever from the police,justice.

The best stories who made the collection strong
Ghalyah Al-Ali
i have mixed feelings about this, i feel like if i gave it much more time i would like it more but since its in my read a thon pile.. no time for that. i loved some of the cases and hated others, i can't give an absolute opinion now but i will try to re read it asap! i loved the BBC Sherlock and i absolutely recommend you watch it though xD !!
Jun 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Silver Blaze" ****
"The Yellow Face" *****
"The Stockbroker's Clerk" ****
"The 'Gloria Scott' " ***
"The Musgrave Ritual" ****
"The Reigate Puzzle" *****
"The Crooked Man" *****
"The Resident Patient" *****
"The Greek Interpreter" *****
"The Naval Treaty" *****
"The Final Problem" *****

May 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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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