His Last Bow

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Headline Review, 2006 - Detective and mystery stories - 242 pages
"In Sherlock Holmes' world, the tricksters, thieves and murderers who stalk their prey undetected use the strangest and most sinister weapons. A women receives a gruesome package - two human ears in a box. A vital government secret is threatened with exposure. And a Miss Brenda Tregennis is found literally scared to death - could she really have died from fright alone? Even in the gloom of a London gog, Holmes sees and observes everything... As the ageing Holmes seeks a quieter life, Watson celebrates his earlier triumphs in this stunning collection of stories. But when the stability of the country is threatened, Holmes' unrivalled talents are called upon once again..."--Book cover.

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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

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About the author (2006)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born at Picardy Place in Edinburgh on May 22, 1859, son of Charles Altamount Doyle and Mary (Foley) Doyle, and one of seven children who survived to adulthood. Rejecting his family's strict Catholicism and, cut off from their patronage, he decided to set up his own practice in Southsea in 1882.

After the death of his first wife, Louise Hawkins, he went on to marry Jean Leckie in 1907 and they had two sons and a daughter, living very happily together on their estate in Sussex, Windlesham, until Conan Doyle's death in 1930.

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