The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes & the Return of Sherlock Holmes (Paperback)
Boasting 24 of Sherlock Holmes's finest adventures, this edition combines two classic collections first published in 1894 and 1905. Highlights include "The Final Problem," where arch-criminal Moriarty apparently killed off the detective as well as his miraculous return in "The Adventure of the Empty House." Also features "Silver Blaze," "The Greek Interpreter," "The Dancing Men," "The Six Napoleons," and "The Missing Three Quarter.
With the success of his Sherlock Holmes stories, Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) abandoned his career as a physician and devoted himself to writing. In addition to 56 short stories and four novels starring the famous sleuth, Doyle wrote historical novels, plays, poetry, and nonfiction.