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Great Detective Stories

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An anthology of mystery stories:
The Boscombe Valley Mystery, by Arthur Conan Doyle
Mr. Bovey's Unexpected Will, by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace
A Bracelet at Bruges, by Arnold Bennett
Who Stole the Black Diamonds, by Baroness Orczy
The Blue Sequin, by R. Austin Freeman.
Paperback, 124 pages
Published June 1986 by Watermill (first published 1986)
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Sep 29, 2014 rated it liked it
DEATH, STOLEN GOLD AND JEWELS IN EDWARDIAN ENGLAND

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.
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Jun 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Classic writers always end up impressing us...
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An interesting mix of five stories by different authors (and not merely Doyle)

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Sir 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 re
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