A world full of adventures is waiting for you!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced
Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection (Illustrated) - cover

Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection (Illustrated)

Arthur Conan Doyle, MyBooks Classics

Publisher: MyBooks Classics

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of deductive reasoning (somewhat mistakenly - see inductive reasoning) and astute observation to solve difficult cases. He is arguably the most famous fictional detective ever created, and is one of the best known and most universally recognizable literary characters in any genre. Conan Doyle wrote four novels and fifty-six short stories that featured Holmes. All but four stories were narrated by Holmes' friend and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson, two having been narrated by Holmes himself, and two others written in the third person. The first two stories, short novels, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887 and Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in 1890. The character grew tremendously in popularity with the beginning of the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine in 1891; further series of short stories and two serialized novels appeared almost right up to Conan Doyle's death in 1930. The stories cover a period from around 1878 up to 1903, with a final case in 1914. in this collection you will find: Novels:

• A Study in Scarlet
• The Sign of the Four
• The Hound of the Baskervilles
• The Valley of Fear Short Story Collections:
• The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
• The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
• The Return of Sherlock Holmes
• His Last Bow
• The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Other books that might interest you

  • Queer: A Graphic History - cover

    Queer: A Graphic History

    Meg-John Barker

    • 2
    • 21
    • 0
    'Queer: A Graphic History Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender' Vice
    
    Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.
    
    From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas get tangled up with our culture and our understanding of biology, psychology and sexology; and how these views have been disputed and challenged.
    
    Along the way we look at key landmarks which shift our perspective of what’s ‘normal’ – Alfred Kinsey’s view of sexuality as a spectrum, Judith Butler’s view of gendered behaviour as a performance, the play Wicked, or moments in Casino Royale when we’re invited to view James Bond with the kind of desiring gaze usually directed at female bodies in mainstream media. 
    
    Presented in a brilliantly engaging and witty style, this is a unique portrait of the universe of queer thinking.
    Show book
  • Greek Mythology Explained - A Deeper Look at Classical Greek Lore and Myth - cover

    Greek Mythology Explained - A...

    Marios Christou, David Ramenah

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    #1 Amazon New Release! ─ Greek mythology explored like never before 
    Fans of George R.R Martin’s A Song of Ice & Fire series and the Game of Thrones TV series will love Greek Mythology Explained, a unique retelling of Greek mythological tales featuring love, betrayal, murder and ruthless ambitions.  
    A fascinating take on classical Greek stories: Discover six classic Greek myths in this exciting retelling that paints both famous and lesser well known characters in a whole new light. Follow the likes of Odysseus, Lamia, Bellerophon, Icarus, Medusa and Artemis as their fates are revealed through bloody trials, gut-wrenching betrayals, sinister motives and broken hearts. With an accessible writing style that delves into the thoughts, feelings, desires, and motivations of every character, these mythical figures and their compelling stories will resonate with readers as they are guided through perilous and tragic adventures. 
    A deeper understanding: Greek Mythology Explained provides an in-depth analysis of each story told as it unravels the greater themes and valuable lessons hidden within each chapter. Readers will gain a deeper insight into the character’s motives and the varying depictions of the original Greek myths. 
    Readers will:Sail with Odysseus as he navigates through the straits of Messina with a terrifying monster on each side, intent only on killing him and his crew.Witness Lamia’s world turned upside down as she loses her kingdom, her children and her humanity.Journey with Bellerophon as he battles the Chimera and becomes the hero that he was destined to be.Take flight with Icarus and Daedalus as they escape their confinement and the cretan navy.Follow Medusa as she loses faith in the gods and becomes the monster she so adamantly wished to protect her people from.Experience the love between Artemis and Orion, as well as the bitter jealousy it spawns at the core of her brother Apollo.
    Show book
  • T'Schai - cover

    T'Schai

    Brent Dorian Carpenter

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    The T'Schai, an ancient African race of hyper-powerful masters of Osmosis and the Georhythm, a deity-like society that seeks to play God and topples as a result of its own stunning hubris.
    
    The Foundation, lead by the Supreme Shepherdess Alaiyo, six surviving scientists culpable for the self-inflicted genocide, released after 70,000 years of hibernation, and determined to reclaim Mother Earth and wipe out modern-day Mankind.
    
    Paul Morgan, a 17 year-old African American boy plagued with bipolar disorder, and direct-line hybrid descendant of one of the Six, who possesses the might to destroy mountain ranges and holds the entire fate of two great civilizations in his unsteady hands.
    
    What is the staggering confluence of events that intertwines these two colossal forces, and what will happen when after 70 millennia they at long last collide?
    
    Part-Superman, Dune, Roots and even Battlestar Galactica, T'Schai is the most mind-bogglingly unusual and original black comic hero the world will ever encounter.
    Show book