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  • ISBN: 9781465485748
  • ISBN: 1465485740
  • Physical Description: print
    352 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2019.

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General Note: "Published in Great Britain by Dorling Kindersley Limited." -- From title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The early adventures -- The great detective -- A legend returns -- Holmes takes a bow -- The final deductions -- The world of Sherlock Holmes.
Summary, etc.: "Who caused A Scandal in Bohemia? Where was Silver Blaze? What was The Hound of the Baskervilles? Holding a magnifying glass up to every one of Sherlock Holmes's cases, this book brings the world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective to life." --
Subject: Doyle, Arthur Conan -- 1859-1930 -- Characters -- Sherlock Holmes
Holmes, Sherlock -- Miscellanea
Detective and mystery stories, English -- Miscellanea
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism
Private investigators in literature

Introduction
Steel true, blade straight
14(8)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don't know
22(4)
Sherlock Holmes
I was a whetstone for his mind. I stimulated him
26(2)
Dr. John Watson
He sits motionless, like a spider in the centre of its web
28(2)
Professor James Moriarty
I am a practical man, Mr. Holmes, and when I have got my evidence I come to my conclusions
30(6)
Inspector G. Lestrade
THE EARLY ADVENTURES
There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life
36(10)
A Study in Scarlet
I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule
46(10)
The Sign of Four
You see, but you do not observe
56(6)
A Scandal in Bohemia
I really wouldn't miss your case for the world
62(6)
The Red-Headed League
The little things are infinitely the most important
68(2)
A Case of Identity
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact
70(4)
The Boscombe Valley Mystery
I am the last court of appeal
74(6)
The Five Orange Pips
It is better to learn wisdom late than never to learn it at all
80(2)
The Man with the Twisted Lip
In the larger and older jewels every facet may stand for a bloody deed
82(2)
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent
84(6)
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Each new discovery furnishes a step which leads on to the complete truth
90(4)
The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb
I had formed my conclusions as to the case before our client came into the room
94(2)
The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
There are women in whom the love of a lover extinguishes all other loves
96(2)
The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
Crime is common. Logic is rare
98(8)
The Adventure of the Copper Beeches
THE GREAT DETECTIVE
The real murderer is standing immediately behind you
106(4)
Silver Blaze
There is no part of the body which varies so much as the human ear
110(2)
The Cardboard Box
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt
112(2)
The Yellow Face
Human nature is a strange mixture, Watson
114(2)
The Stockbroker's Clerk
And then in an instant the key of the riddle was in my hands
116(4)
The Gloria Scott
In my inmost heart I believed that I could succeed where others failed
120(6)
The Musgrave Ritual
The results show that the trap was skillfully baited
126(6)
The Reigate Squire
One of the strangest cases which ever perplexed a man's brain
132(2)
The Crooked Man
I can read in a man's eye when it is his own skin he is frightened for
134(2)
The Resident Patient
To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are
136(2)
The Greek Interpreter
The most difficult crime to track is the one which is purposeless
138(4)
The Naval Treaty
Danger is part of my trade
142(10)
The Final Problem
A LEGEND RETURNS
There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you
152(10)
The Hound of the Baskervilles
This empty house is my tree, and you are my tiger
162(6)
The Adventure of the Empty House
All my instincts are one way, and all the facts are the other
168(2)
The Adventure of the Norwood Builder
I have the threads of this affair all in my hand
170(8)
The Adventure of the Dancing Men
She thinks she does not know the man; I am convinced she does
The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist
A criminal who was capable of such a thought is a man whom should be proud to do business with
178(6)
The Adventure of the Priory School
One should always look for a possible alternative, and provide against it
184(2)
The Adventure of Black Peter
By jove, Watson; I've got it!
186(2)
The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton
There is a certain method in the gentleman's eccentric proceedings
188(2)
The Adventure of the Six Napoleons
Let us hear the suspicions. I will look after the proofs
190(2)
The Adventure of the Three Students
Surely my deductions are simplicity itself
192(4)
The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez
When a man is lost it is my duty to ascertain his fate
196(2)
The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter
The game is afoot
198(4)
The Adventure of the Abbey Grange
It is a capital mistake to theorize in advance of the facts
202(10)
The Adventure of the Second Stain
HOLMES TAKES A BOW
A great brain and a huge organization have been turned to the extinction of one man
212(10)
The Valley of Fear
The whole inexplicable tangle seemed to straighten out before me
222(4)
The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
Different threads, but leading to the same tangle
226(4)
The Adventure of the Red Circle
The London criminal is certainly a dull fellow
230(4)
The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans
Well, Watson, we seem to have fallen upon evil days
234(2)
The Adventure of the Dying Detective
We simply can't afford to wait for the police or to keep within the four corners of the law
236(4)
The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
I have seldom known a case which at first sight presented a more singular problem
240(6)
The Adventure of the Devil's Foot
There's an east wind coming, Watson
246(6)
His Last Bow
THE FINAL DEDUCTIONS
This man has come for his own purpose, but he may stay for mine
252(2)
The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
I can discover facts, Watson, but I cannot change them
254(4)
The Problem of Thor Bridge
When one tries to rise above nature one is liable to fall below it
258(2)
The Adventure of the Creeping Man
The world is big enough for us. No ghosts need apply
260(2)
The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire
There is some guilty secret in the room
262(4)
The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
Some people's affability is more deadly than the violence of coarser souls
266(6)
The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
I am not the law, but I represent justice so far as my feeble powers go
272(2)
The Adventure of the Three Gables
I see no more than you, but I have trained myself to notice what I see
274(4)
The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier
I am an omnivorous reader with a strangely retentive memory for trifles
278(6)
We reach. We grasp. And what is left in our hands at the end? A shadow
284(2)
The Adventure of the Retired Colourman
Patient suffering is in itself the most precious of all lessons
286(2)
The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger
It is only the colourless, uneventful case which is hopeless
288(8)
The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
THE WORLD OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
What do you say to a ramble through London?
296(4)
The Victorian World
There is nothing so unnatural as the commonplace
300(6)
Sherlock Society
I have a turn both for observation and for deduction
306(4)
The Art of Deduction
There is nothing like first-hand evidence
310(6)
Criminology Forensic Science
You know my methods. Apply them
316(8)
Crime Writing Detective Fiction
What one man can invent, another can discover The Fans of Sherlock Holmes
324(4)
The best way of successfully acting a part is to be it Sherlock on Stage and Screen
328(8)
The many faces of Holmes
336(4)
Holmes by other hands
340(4)
Conan Doyle's other works
344(2)
Index 346(6)
Acknowledgments 352


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