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Read & download The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Review ↠ 108 In the very first story 'A Scandal in Bohemia' The editor of this volume Richard Lancelyn Green is editor of The Uncollected Sherlock Holmes and The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes With John Michael Gibson he compiled the Soho Series Bibliography of A Conan Doyl. To have a slight measure of the pleasant chills that race up and down your spine when you delve into a meaty Holmes mystery do read the introduction passage by Mark Gatiss co creator of BBC Entertainment s Sherlock Amidst a host of admirable emotions Gatiss one nostalgic paragraph captured my fancyIt goes thusly I d never read any of the original stories until one fateful Saturday when recovering from German measles I was given a treat a trip to WH Smith and the purchase of any book I wanted There nestling amongst all the possible contenders for my shiny fifty pence piece was a gorgeous plump purple Pan paperback with a colour tinted Sidney Paget illustration on the cover The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Everything about it promised the thrill of mystery and the faintly ueasy allure of Victoriana with which I was already and headily in love But first came the introduction I can t remember much about it now except that it ended with the moving sentiment I wish I were reading these stories for the first time I wish I were reading these stories for the first timeNever has a statement so effectively captured the sheer bliss of nose diving into an old and much cherished spot of literature What prompted me to revisit the series was BBC Entertainment s hugely popular and marvellously brilliant show SHERLOCK A fellow fan sharp reviewer and possessor of the prodigious talent to pick the perfect book Yes MithI am talking about you and yours truly were jamming up our Tumblr dashboards with the magnificence of a certain Mr Benedict Cumberbatch Said Cumberbatch has done a splendid job of yanking MrHolmes into modern day London and playing him with aplomb It doesn t hurt that he s very easy on the eyes tooErgo when Cumberbatch he of the cupid curls vertiginous cheekbones and manic eye glint with his trusty bro mate Watson Martin Freeman graced the cover of yet another Sherlock edition I had to lay my hands on it All the foaming at the mouth fans and I mean that in the nicest way possible since I unashamedly head the pack can be forgiven for labouring under the misconception that this book here is a TV Series adaptation It s notSadlywell not really because KNOCK KNOCK it s Sherlock Holmes the ORIGINALthe book is a reprint of the twelve original mysteries as written by Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSo when Holmes is not marvelling over the cleverness of Irene Adler he s scratching his head over the sudden collapse of the Red Haired League Whether it s the trivial case of the Blue Carbuncle or the horrifying finale of the Speckled Band Holmes is striding about with a befuddled Watson in tow Dignities are being restoredgenteel ladies are being chivalrously rescuedand pages are being fraught with drama deceit and old fashioned danger In short everything that you would expect from the most famous detective of all fictional timesWhat could I write in my review that would add anything new to the reams that have been dedicated to the snarkiest sleuth of them all How do I delve into a character that s a delightful blend of humility and egotism How do I gush and fawn over a mind that could dissect an individual down to the tiniest speck of dust on the tip of his frock coat From the moment a knock falls at the door of 221B Baker Street you know that you are in for a treat From the pithy to the sensational no case escaped the interest of Holmes and his partner in crime solving DrWatson Holmes would settle down before the roaring fireplace light his pipe give the despairing individual a clinical onceover draw his almost always correctconclusions and then just as uickly proceed to unravel mysteries on the strength of observation infallible logic and that essential spark of genius cloaked in eccentricities In the times of darkly dreaming Dexter and stiletto wearing Detective Kate Beckett Holmes may pale in comparison And then againmaybe he won t In the cold of Victorian London amidst the ladies who sniffed into their lacy kerchiefs and the gentleman who blustered around in their breeches Holmes cut a dashing figure With his dry wit and baffling disguises he plundered the murky underbelly ah how I love my clich s of crime and almost always got his manwomanmurderous cultYes we love our modern day detective dramas and high octane police chases We love the forensics lab with it s meticulously laid out tools We love the fact that a well worded Google search might just catch that horrendous serial killer by the end of the one hour episodeBut as Steven Moffat co creator of BBC Entertainment s Sherlock puts it Conan Doyle s stories were never about frock coats and gas light they re about brilliant detection dreadful villains and blood curdling crimes and frankly to hell with the crinoline Other detectives have cases Sherlock Holmes has adventures and that s what matters

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Read & download The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Review ↠ 108 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine in which they were first published and won immense popularity for Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson The detective is at the height of his powers and the volume i. Nothing compares to the original If you really want to know Holmes and Watson this is what you read The characterization and pacing is for me delightful The insights into a London of trains and mail than once a day the manners of the time the dialogue this is a feastVery honestly speaking none of the movie or television adaptations have ever given me the sensation of being there at Baker Street with Holmes and Watson that I get from the original storiesRead them You owe it to yourself

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Read & download The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Review ↠ 108 S full of famous cases including 'The Red Headed League' 'The Blue Carbuncle' and 'The Speckled Band' Although Holmes gained a reputation for infallibility Conan Doyle showed his own realism and feminism by having the great detective defeated by Irene Adler the woman. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes 3 Arthur Conan Doyle The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes It was first published on 14 October 1892 the individual stories had been serialised in The Strand Magazine between July 1891 and June 1892 The stories are not in chronological order and the only characters common to all twelve are Holmes and Dr Watson The stories are related in first person narrative from Watson s point of view 2016 1372 1377 1387 19 1394 112 1891 1892 1892

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