A woman receives two severed ears in a cardboard box, a government-worker is found dead on the London Underground, and two men go insane in a Cornish cottage. In His Last Bow, the world`s favourite eccentric sleuth investigates a series of compelling mysteries. Taking on dastardly villains in thrilling adventures, Sherlock Holmes and his partner John Watson leave no stone unturned as they seek to unravel their opponents` despicable plots. The concluding story in this collection presents the iconic detective`s final adventure. Set during World War I, Holmes` cosy retirement is interrupted by a call to investigate a potential German spy. It also includes a fantastic epilogue on his life that brings closure to one of literature`s most brilliant characters. ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Essential Sherlock Holmes presents Arthur Conan Doyle`s best-loved Holmes stories with striking contemporary cover-designs. These unique paperback editions are wonderful collectibles which celebrate literature`s most iconic detective.
130 x 197 mm