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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Contributions by Judith John
Published by Flame Tree Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Little treasures, the FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library. Each stunning, gift edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The unabridged text is accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader.

In this collection of thirteen thrilling tales of intrigue and suspense, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once again shows himself to be the master of detective fiction. Published in 1905, The Return of Sherlock Holmes marks the astonishing reappearance of the brilliant detective after his apparent demise at the hands of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty. Revealed to be alive three years after his presumed death, Sherlock Holmes is reunited with his trusted partner Dr. Watson as they embark on a new series of adventures.

Scottish writer and master storyteller Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859. As a medical student he was so impressed by his professor’s powers of deduction that he was inspired to create the illustrious and much-loved figure Sherlock Holmes. However in contrast to his scientific background, Conan Doyle became increasingly interested in spiritualism, leaving him keen to explore other fantastical elements in stories such as The Lost World.

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