His Last Bow

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Headline, Dec 18, 2006 - Fiction - 256 pages

About to spring out upon my appalled senses, lurked all that was vaguely horrible, all that was monstrous and inconceivably wicked in the universe'.

A dense yellow fog descends upon London. Tricksters, thieves and murderers stalk their prey undetected. Lawlessness abounds but it is no match for the penetrating mind of Sherlock Holmes as he investigates the strangest of cases. A woman receives a gruesome package - two human ears in a box. A vital government secret is threatened with exposure. Miss Brenda Tregennis is found scared to death - could she really have died from fright alone? And when the stability of the country is threatend, Holmes' unrivalled talents are called upon once again ...

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Review: His Last Bow (Sherlock Holmes #8)

User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

I prefer these longer stories over the earlier ones, but I like the character development in the earliest books the best. More Holmes and Watson is always a good thing. Read full review

Contents

The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
1
The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
41
The Adventure of the Red Circle
71
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859, one of seven children who survived to adulthood. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, where he started to write short stories. His most famous character, Sherlock Holmes, first appeared in A Study in Scarlet in 1887.

After the death of his first wife, Louise Hawkins, with whom he had a son and a daughter, he went on to marry Jean Leckie in 1907 and they had two sons and a daughter. He died in 1930.

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