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Sherlock Holmes Mysteries (1984)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Introduction: Holmes' Occupation:

It was 1887, and a manuscript of a story - after several rejections - was sold for L25 to a publisher who performed the signal service of bringing out A Study in Scarlet in which a character who thereafter disappears forever makes an historic introduction "Dr. Watson, Mr. Sherlock Holmes."
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STOP! The "New Expanded" edition of The Sherlock Holmes Mysteries contains 22 stories (compared with 10 in another edition). See description for details.

So which one is this supposed to be - the 22 the ISBN sent us to, or the original 10? The description would indicate it's the edition with 22 stories.
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This collection (The Sherlock Holmes Mysteries, Signet Classics new expanded edition) contains 22 stories:
  • A scandal in Bohemia
  • The Red-headed League
  • The Boscombe Valley mystery
  • The five orange pips
  • The adventure of the blue carbuncle
  • The adventure of the speckled band
  • The adventure of the copper beeches
  • The crooked man
  • The resident patient
  • The Greek interpreter
  • The naval treaty
  • The final problem
  • The adventure of the empty house
  • The adventure of the Norwood builder
  • The adventure of the dancing men
  • The adventure of the solitary cyclist
  • The adventure of the six Napoleons
  • The adventure of the priory school
  • The Musgrave ritual
  • The man with the twisted lip
  • The adventure of the second stain
  • The adventure of the Abbey Grange
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451524314, Mass Market Paperback)

Indisputably the greatest fiction detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes lives on-in films, on television, and, of course, through Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's inimitable craft. These 22 stories show Holmes at his brilliant best.


@KeepDiggingWatson Why are the lights at 221 Baker Street so damn bright in the morning? Why does Watson talk so loud? Elementary, my dear STFU!

From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:34:53 -0400)

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