Sherlock Holmes: Selected Stories

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Fiction - 435 pages
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This volume includes Silver Blaze, The Speckled Band, The Sign of Four, A Scandal of Bohemia, The Naval Treaty, The Blue Carbuncle, The Greek Interpreter, The Red-Headed League, The Empty House, The Missing Three-Quarter, and His Last Bow.

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This was my first copy of Sherlock Holmes, and the moment it passed from my dad's hands into mine, i was hooked. The selection is exquisite, perfect for reeling in a fresh reader. But what is special about it is the introductory passage by S. C. Roberts. The introduction is a beautiful and soulful glance into Holmes' and Watson's lives, detailed yet brief. It's the best summary of Holmes' 'life' I've ever read. Long story short, even though I have complete sets of Sherlock Holmes with me, this copy is my favourite :) 

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I think my favorite was Silver Blaze. With Sir Arther Conan Doyle writing it I can't explane why. Well you can see my rating.

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish writer who studied medicine before becoming the writer of the famous Sherlock Holmes series.

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