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The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Strand Magazine in Great... More > Britain, and Collier's in the United States.The book was first published in February 1905 by McClure, Phillips & Co. (New York) then on March 7, 1905 by Georges Newnes, Ltd. (London) and was the first Holmes collection since 1893, when Holmes had "died" in "The Final Problem". Having published The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1901–1902 (setting it before Holmes' death) Doyle came under intense pressure to revive his famous character.The first story is set in 1894 and has Holmes returning in London and explaining the period from 1891–94, a period called "The Great Hiatus" by Sherlockian enthusiasts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Return_of_Sherlock_Holmes Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Doings of Raffles Haw By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Doings of Raffles Haw (1891) is a novel by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.A mysterious millionaire, Raffles Haw, comes to reside in Tamfield in Staffordshire. Even before he arrives,... More > people start gossiping about him. As his house is being constructed, people wonder at the number of workers, their speed, and the complete disregard for the amount of money spent. When Haw arrives, he acquaints himself with the McIntyre family, which consists of Robert, his sister Laura, and their father. McIntyre senior had been a prosperous gun merchant, but has gone bankrupt and lost his sanity. Laura is engaged to Hector, the son of the vicar, Mr. Spurling. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Doings_of_Raffles_Haw Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Parasite: A Story By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May... More > 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.Doyle is often referred to as "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or simply "Conan Doyle" (implying that Conan is part of a compound surname, as opposed to his given middle name). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle< Less
The Poison Belt By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Poison Belt was the second story, a novella, that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about Professor Challenger. Written in 1913, roughly a year before the outbreak of World War I, much of it takes... More > place in a single room in Challenger's house in Sussex – rather oddly, given that it follows The Lost World, a story set largely outdoors in the wilds of South America. This would be the last story written about Challenger until the 1920s, by which time Doyle's spiritualist beliefs had begun to influence his writing.Challenger sends telegrams asking his three companions from The Lost World — Edward Malone, Lord John Roxton, and Professor Summerlee – to join him at his home outside London, and instructs each of them to 'bring oxygen'. On arrival they are ushered into a sealed room, along with Challenger and his wife. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Poison_Belt Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Lost World By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Lost World is a 1998 film, loosely based on the book of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle.Mongolia, 1934. The researcher Maple White (Jack Langedijk), together with his assistant Azbek (Russell... More > Yuen), discovers an unknown world populated by dinosaurs, situated on a plateau in Mongolia. After having found a dinosaur's egg in a cave, White celebrates the discovery, with Azbek, uncorking a bottle of champagne and listening to classical music. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_World_(1998_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The White Company By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle set during the Hundred Years' War. The story is set in England, France, and Spain, in the years 1366 and 1367, against the background... More > of the campaign of Edward, the Black Prince to restore Peter of Castile to the throne of the Kingdom of Castile. The climax of the book occurs before the Battle of Nájera. Doyle became inspired to write the novel after attending a lecture on the Middle Ages in 1889. After extensive research, The White Company was published in serialized form in 1891 in Cornhill Magazine. Additionally, the book is considered a companion to Doyle's later work Sir Nigel, which explores the early campaigns of Sir Nigel Loring and Samkin Aylward.The novel is relatively unknown today, though it was very popular up through the Second World War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_White_Company Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Captain of the Polestar, and Other Tales By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (1859–1930) was a Scottish... More > writer and physician. In addition to the series of stories chronicling the activities of Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr John Watson for which he is well-known, Doyle wrote on a wide range of topics, both fictional and non-fictional. In 1876 Doyle entered the University of Edinburgh Medical School, where he became a pupil of Joseph Bell, whose deductive processes impressed his pupil so much that the teacher became the chief model for Holmes. Doyle began writing while still a student, and in October 1879 he had his first work—"The Mystery of the Sasassa Valley"—published in Chambers's Journal. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle_bibliography< Less
Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May... More > 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.Doyle is often referred to as "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or simply "Conan Doyle" (implying that Conan is part of a compound surname, as opposed to his given middle name). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It is based on the novel of the same name by Sir... More > Arthur Conan Doyle. It stars Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes, Sir Christopher Lee as Sir Henry Baskerville and André Morell as Doctor Watson.It is the first film adaptation of the novel to be filmed in colour. It is one of the most critically acclaimed films in Hammer Film Productions’ history.The infamous and cruel aristocrat Sir Hugo Baskerville (David Oxley) is hosting a party at Baskerville Hall, when the daughter of a cruelly abused servant escapes from the mansion through a window, frightened by Baskerville's lustful intent for her. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hound_of_the_Baskervilles_(1959_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Valley of Fear By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first... More > published in the Strand Magazine between September 1914 and May 1915. The first book edition was copyrighted in 1914, and it was first published by George H. Doran Company in New York on 27 February 1915, and illustrated by Arthur I. Keller.The novel starts when Sherlock Holmes receives a mysterious ciphered message from an agent to Professor Moriarty using the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Together Holmes and Watson decipher Porlock's message which relates that a man named John Douglas, residing at Birlstone, is in danger. Soon inspector Alec MacDonald of Scotland Yard ask Holmes to help in the case. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Valley_of_Fear Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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