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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published on 14 October 1892

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published on 14 October 1892. It contains the earliest short stories featuring the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, which had been published in twelve monthly issues of The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The stories are collected in the same sequence, which is not supported by any fictional chronology

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In The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle Holmes finds the stolen carbuncle in the throat of a Christmas goose. Lord St. Simon comes to Sherlock to find his new bride. St. Simon tells Sherlock that after the wedding ceremony, his wife became short tempered, then went to her room. He discovers the thief was an attendant at the hotel where the goose was to be served. When they went to check on her, she was missing.

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To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. My marriage had drifted us away from each other

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. My marriage had drifted us away from each other. My own complete happiness, and the home-centred interests which rise up around the man who first finds himself master of his own establishment, were sufficient to absorb all my attention, while Holmes, who loathed every form of society with his whole Bohemian soul, remained in our lodgings in Baker Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between.

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The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Lost Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, New York, Mallard Press, 1989. Thirteen stories adapted from the original 1945 US radio series scripted by Dennis Green and Anthony Boucher and starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. NewYork, Carroll & Graf, 1987. The stories are of dubious authenticity but are good fun.


Comments: (7)

Azago
My sister had a copy of this book when we were in high school, but when she got married she took it with her. I loved being able to have my own copy. Some of the stories I'd remembered, but there were some that I got to fall in love with all over again. Written by many different authors, they all read like the original Sherlock Holmes stories. Definately worth buying!
Umsida
Pretty good read.
Fohuginn
Recently, I have read many of the "new" collections with Sherlock Holmes as the main character. While all have been enjoyable reading, this seems to be one of the best volumes available in that the stories have preserved the role of the main characters in their familiar habitats but with original plots. While not uninteresting, the collections which have involved Holmes with historical incidents or those told from another perspective other than Watson's or attempts to implant a new theme or agenda have not been as satisfying.
MarF
Arrived safely, buyer very pleased!
Xurad
This collection was prepared to coincide with the 100th Anniversary of Sherlock Holmes first appearance in print and has a variety of authors giving their take on the classic detective. The most successful stories for me were the ones that adhered to the classic Doyle format and style with minor variations. The least successful were those that tried to modernize Holmes or engaged in too many winking references to earlier Holmes tales. The absolute worst story in the book and one of the worst stories I’ve ever read was “The House That Jack Built” - what a god awful premise and a horribly written piece of work! Fortunately the good stories outnumber the bad.
Recommended with reservations.
Iriar
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Ed. Greenberg

This 1987 book was authorized by Dame Jean Conan Doyle, the daughter and heir of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, on the 100th anniversary of "A Study in Scarlet". The stories created a standard for detective stories that solved crimes through observed clues. The stories in this book were created to pay tribute to Doyle's characters. The last three stories were added for this edition in 1999. These are the titles of each chapter and their authors. You should have first read "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" and "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" before reading this book.

01) The Infernal Machine, John Lutz
02) The Final Toast, Stuart M. Kaminsky
03) The Phantom Chamber, Gary Alan Ruse
04) The Return of the Speckled Band, Edward D. Hoch
05) The Adventure of the Unique Holmes, Jon L. Breen
06) Sherlock Holmes and "The Woman", Michael Harrison

07) The Shadows on the Lawn, Barry Jones
08) The Adventure of the Gowanus Abduction, Joyce Harrington
09) Dr. and Mrs. Watson at Home, Loren D. Estleman
10) The Two Footmen, Michael Gilbert
11) Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin, Dorothy B. Hughes
12) The Curious Computer, Peter Lovesey

13) The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman, Lillian de la Torre
14) The House that Jack Built, Edward Wellen
15) The Doctor's Case, Stephen King
16) The Second Treaty, Daniel Stashower
17) The Adventure of the Venomous Lizard, Bill Crider
18) Hostage to Fortune, Anne Perry

The Afterword tells about "Moriarity and the Real Underworld", the character from "The Final Problem". Moriarity is the respectable man who controls the criminal class. [Is this a subtle reference to a ruling class?] John Gardner describes London in the 19th century and its various types of criminals. That great train robbery of 1855 inspired a movie in 1978. Criminals are still found in today's London. [Or in any big city.] This chapter omits any references to the financial swindles that continue in the big cities today. Why were there no cases that involved stock frauds and swindles? They must have been as common in London as in New York.
Hadadel
There are many collections of Sherlock Holmes stories written after Conan Doyle closed the canon of the official 56 short stories and 4 novels. Conan Doyle had disdain for his character sometimes (he thought that attention to Holmes distracted from his more serious work), but he also had regard and affection for him at times, and in the end remained his creator. Many of these stories have kept more or less to the spirit of Holmes and Watson in the originals, but few match the canonical grace (of course, this can be said of some of the stories Conan Doyle penned himself).

There are some well-known names here (Stephen King gets top billing, but other names such as John Gardner and Michael Harrison, a well-known Sherlockian scholar and writer, also bear repeating). Some of these stories take their inspiration from canonical happenings and sidelines, while others go further afield and involve Holmes and Watson in new situations.

For example, Harrison's story is entitled 'Sherlock Holmes and "The" Woman', a clear reference to Irene Adler of 'A Scandal in Bohemia' fame. In this story we find out that both Adler and her Bohemian counterpart in the mystery are in fact different people than original presented. It makes for a mystery within a mystery, and a nice twist.

Stephen King's contribution was reportedly done on a wager, and involves Dr. Watson solving a case first, perhaps the only time Watson solves a case rather than Holmes (albeit other non-canonical stories pick up on this same theme). In this story, we learn that Watson outlives Holmes by forty years or so; of course, die-hard fans see Holmes as immortal, so one has to accept the idea of Holmes' death. What a curious pairing of options...

This collection was produced to celebrate the centennial of the 'birth' of Holmes, stories of whom were first published in 1887; this book was first published in 1987. It includes, in addition to the sixteen new stories, a poem by Mollie Hardwick, which includes the lines

Were a time-restoring charter

Granted by grace of Heaven,

Who would not this tired age barter

For a night of 'eighty-seven,

When, as fog through pane and curtain

Softly grey comes creeping in,

Wise - immortal - strange and certain -

Sherlock plays his violin.

Holmes' violin, a recurring element in the canon, features in stories here. There is much familiar from the setting of 221B Baker Street, the same London and the same Victorian Age. This is a worthy collection of honour and hommage to one of the stellar figures in modern mystery.

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New (The) Adventures of Sherlock Holmes download epub
ISBN: 1841191124
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Language: English
Publisher: Carroll & Graf, nd (1999), c