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The Conan Doyle Stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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A huge clollection that introduced me to many non-Holmes Doyle stories I had not known before. Some I like immensely, such as "the Croxton Master" about a medical student who earns much-need money by winning an old-fashioned prize fight against a very tough local champion. A few I dislike, mainly the Captain Sharkey stories about a really nasty pirate. Aside from Sharkey, nearly all are very worth reading. (I wonder if Saruman's nickname derives from this pirate?). ( )
1 vote antiquary | Oct 27, 2016 |
This is a large omnibus edition and contains all the C.D. stories except for the Sherlock Holmes stories. Some of the stories are top-notch, ageless, others have not stood the test of time well. What else can you expect from such a tremendous output. well worth reading but I would skim through a few of them, and definitely skip "The horror of the Heights." ( )
1 vote DollyBantry | Jul 11, 2012 |
A collection of novels and stories not including the Napoleonic stories or Sherlock Holmes ( )
1 vote GlenRalph | Jul 19, 2009 |
Tales of: The Ring, The Camp, Pirates, Blue Water, Terror, Mystery, Twilight & The Unseen, Adventure, Medical Life and Long Ago
  mmckay | Sep 1, 2007 |
One of the very best books in my collection. Most of the 76 short stories here collected are little gems. Of particular note - "A Straggler of '15", "The Green Flag", "The Blighting of Sharkey","The Leather Funnel", "The Lost Special", "Lot No.249",and "The last of the Legions". ( )
3 vote devenish | Apr 5, 2006 |
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