The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes is back on the case in this collection of sparkling short stories, in which we learn about Holmes' early days as a sleuth, encounter a seemingly murderous widow, and meet the great detective's brother, Mycroft, for the first time. And, in 'The Final Problem', Holmes comes face-to-face with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty, in a battle of wits that could kill them both.

This Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an afterword by David Stuart Davies - a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund and an authority on Sherlock Holmes.

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

About Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859. He trained to be a doctor at Edinburgh University and eventually set up a medical practice in Southsea. During the quiet periods between patients, he turned his hand to writing, producing historical novels such as Micah Clarke and adventure yarns including The Lost World, as well as four novels and fifty-six stories involving his most celebrated creations, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. Doyle was knighted in 1902. In later life he devoted much of his time to his belief in Spiritualism, using his writing and celebrity as a means of providing funds to support activities in this field. He died in 1930.

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Books by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Best of Sherlock Holmes
The Best of Sherlock Holmes
A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four
A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four
The Return of Sherlock Holmes & His Last Bow
The Return of Sherlock Holmes & His Last Bow
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear
The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: The Dark Mysteries
Sherlock Holmes: The Dark Mysteries
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
The Complete Sherlock Holmes

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