The Mystery of Cloomber
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (1859-1930) was a Scottish author. He is most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction. His first significant work was A Study in Scarlet, which appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887 and featured the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes, who was partially modelled after his former university professor, Joseph Bell. Other works include The Firm of Girdlestone (1890), The Captain of the Polestar (1890), The Doings of Raffles Haw (1892), Beyond the City (1892), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892), The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (1896), The Great Boer War (1900), The Green Flag (1900), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), and The Lost World (1912).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ivanfranko - LibraryThing
Coincidentally started reading this book just after a visit to Wigtown and the Rhins of Galloway. Not a gripping story and not, I suspect Conan Doyle at his best. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing
This was a nice little mystery. It isn't that suspenseful, I don't know exactly why, I just didn't find it so. But it was an interesting story with engaging characters. Read full review