Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Puffin Classics
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Joseph Delaney (Introduction)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Mass market paperback, 281 pages
Price: $7.99

Sherlock Holmes. The most famous fictional detective of all time. You most certainly know who he is, even if it's only as that old-fashioned detective with the pipe and the funny hat. Though the pipe and the hat never appear together in the story (those are thanks to stage actor William Gillete's version of the character) the man himself lives up to the legend. Steely, resolute, inscrutable genius, accompanied by his faithful (and not, as some versions would have you think, idiotic) companion Doctor Watson. If you're reading these stories for the first time you are in for a treat. Transport yourself to a shadowy 1880's London where the most puzzling of cases are solved by the original consulting detective. 

This Puffin Classic edition includes these stories:

  • Solitary Cyclist
  • Charles Augustus Milverton
  • Black Peter
  • Golden Pince-Nez
  • Priory School
  • Beryl Coronet 
  • Engineer's Thumb 
  • The Red-Headed League 

Review by Lauren Shearer
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