Part of the elegant Chartwell Classics series, The Complete Sherlock Holmes comprises 4 full-length novels and 56 short stories featuring the world`s most famous pipe-smoking detective. Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between the years 1867 and 1927, the legendary Sherlock Holmes employed his mastery of deductive reasoning and expert sleuthing to solve an array of complex and harrowing cases. From his home--221B Baker Street in London--the legendary Sherlock Holmes (accompanied by his loyal companion and chronicler, Dr. Watson) baffled policemen and became famous worldwide for his remarkable observations and even more eccentric habits. Containing every known Sherlock Holmes tale ever written and featuring a comprehensive introduction by renowned Holmes scholar Daniel Stashower (author of A Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes in America) with enlightening information on the author`s life and works, this elegantly designed edition brings the world`s greatest detective to life. From Holmes` first appearance in "A Study in Scarlet" (1887) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901-1902), through the collection of stories in the The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, this deluxe edition boasts the entire Holmes catalog. For Sherlock Holmes fans worldwide, this stunning hardcover edition is the perfect gift.
165 x 235 mm