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A Study in Scarlet By Conan Doyle
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A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which was first published in 1887. It is the first story to feature the character of Sherlock Holmes, who would... More > later become one of the most famous and iconic literary detective characters, with long-lasting interest and appeal. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his companion Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it."< Less
Les Aventures de Sherlock Holmes By Conan Doyle
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Les Aventures de Sherlock Holmes sont un recueil de nouvelles policières écrit par Sir Arthur Conan Doyle et mettant en scène son célèbre détective... More > privé. Le livre original a été illustré par Sidney Paget. Ce sont les premières aventures de Sherlock Holmes. Elles ont été publiées originellement dans Strand Magazine entre juillet 1891 et juin 1892. Le recueil a été publié en Angleterre le 14 octobre 1892 par l’éditeur George Newnes Ldt. Le tirage initial a été de 14 500 exemplaires. Le livre a été interdit en Union soviétique en 1929 pour raison d'occultisme même si le livre ne livre aucune trace d’une telle thématique.< Less
Le Chien des Baskerville By Conan Doyle
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Le Chien des Baskerville (The Hound of the Baskervilles) est un roman policier anglais d'Arthur Conan Doyle, publié pour la première fois dans le Strand Magazine en 1901 et 1902. La... More > légende court dans cette région du Devonshire (sud ouest de l'Angleterre), qu'un énorme chien crachant du feu de sa gueule béante serait à l'origine de la mort de Sir Charles Baskerville. Un de ses ancêtres, Sir Hugo Baskerville, trouva la mort mystérieusement après avoir commis d'immondes atrocités envers une jeune paysanne. Sherlock Holmes et le Docteur Watson enquêtent. Ils doivent protéger le dernier descendant des Baskerville revenu prestement du Canada, Sir Henry, qui lui ne croît pas à toutes ces balivernes.< Less
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes By Conan Doyle
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The last twelve stories written about Holmes and Watson, these tales reflect the disillusioned world of the 1920s in which they were written. Some of the sharpest turns of wit in English literature... More > are contrasted...< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Conan Doyle
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The rich landowner Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in the park of his manor surrounded by the grim moor of Dartmoor, in the county of Devon. His death seems to have been caused by a heart... More > attack, but the victim's best friend, Dr. Mortimer, is convinced that the strike was due to a supernatural creature, which haunts the moor in the shape of an enormous hound, with blazing eyes and jaws. In order to protect Baskerville's heir, Sir Henry, who's arriving to London from Canada, Dr. Mortimer asks for Sherlock Holmes' help, telling him also of the so-called Baskervilles' curse, according to which a monstrous hound has been haunting and killing the family males for centuries, in revenge for the misdeeds of one Sir Hugo Baskerville, who lived at the time of Oliver Cromwell.< Less
The Valley of Fear By Conan Doyle
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The plot of the novel is based very loosely on the real-life activities of the Molly Maguires and, particularly, of Pinkerton agent James McParland. The novel is divided into two parts: in the... More > first, Holmes investigates an apparent murder and discovers that the body belongs to another man; and in the second, the story of the man originally thought to have been the victim is told.< Less
Une Étude en rouge By Conan Doyle
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ondres, 1878. Le Dr Watson fait la connaissance de Sherlock Holmes lorsqu'ils décident d'habiter ensemble. Un jour, Sherlock Holmes reçoit une lettre de Tobias Gregson, un des limiers... More > de Scotland Yard, qui lui demande de l'aide dans une affaire de meurtre...< Less
His Last Bow By Conan Doyle
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His Last Bow is a collection of seven Sherlock Holmes stories (eight in American editions) by Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as the title of one of the stories in that collection. Originally published... More > in 1917, it contains the various Holmes stories published between 1908 and 1913, as well as the one-off title story from 1917. The collection was originally called Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes and did not contain the actual story His Last Bow, which appeared later, after the full-length The Valley of Fear was published. However later editions added it and changed the title. Some recent complete editions have restored the earlier title. When the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes were published in the USA for the first time, the publishers believed "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" was too scandalous for the American public, since it dealt with the theme of adultery.< Less
The Disintegration Machine By Conan Doyle
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Professor Challenger is arguing with people who are persistently calling him on the telephone when his young friend Malone, a reporter for the Gazette, enters and requests Challenger accompany him to... More > inspect the discovery of Theodore Nemor, who claims to have invented a machine capable of disintegrating objects. Skeptical of the invention, Challenger accepts Malone's proposal and accompanies him to the house of Nemor.< Less
THE GREEN FLAG. By CONAN DOYLE.
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CONTENTS. THE GREEN FLAG. CAPTAIN SHARKEY. THE CROXLEY MASTER. THE LORD OF CHATEAU NOIR. THE STRIPED CHEST. A SHADOW BEFORE. THE KING OF THE FOXES. THE THREE CORRESPONDENTS. THE NEW CATACOMB. THE... More > DEBUT OF BIMBASHI JOYCE. A FOREIGN OFFICE ROMANCE.< Less

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