Sherlock : The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures
The hit BBC series Sherlock has introduced a whole new generation of fans to Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective. In this unique collection, Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have selected their all-time favourite Sherlock Holmes adventures, providing readers a curated masterclass in crime fiction. Each of these nineteen tales, from Sherlock's first appearance in A Study in Scarlet to the late classic The Dying Detective, is a potent mix of murder, suspense, cryptic clues, red herrings, and revenge - a ground-breaking combination of forensic science and bold storytelling.
Sherlock Holmes established new rules for what a fictional hero could be, and provided a template for detective stories we still follow today. With introductions by Steven and Mark for each story, this beautifully designed collection is the perfect introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes and the ultimate gift for fans of the show it inspired. The selected stories: A Study In Scarlet; The Sign of Four; A Scandal in Bohemia; The Red-Headed League; A Case of Identity; The Man with the Twisted Lip; The Blue Carbuncle; The Speckled Band; Silver Blaze; The Yellow Face; The Musgrave Ritual; The Greek Interpreter; The Final Problem; The Hound of the Baskervilles; The Empty House; Charles Augustus Milverton; The Bruce-Partington Plans; The Devil's Foot; and, The Dying Detective.