The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes was not the only writing Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) did but Holmes and Dr. Watson are his most remembered characters.

Holmes titled himself a "Consulting Detective". His powers of observation, his understanding of crime, and hi

Holmes titled himself a "Consulting Detective". His powers of observation, his understanding of crime, and his insights into the criminal mind were brilliant. His knowledge of things not related to crime were extemely limited, except in opera and the violin.

Like many other authors famous for a single character, Arthur Conan Doyle attempted to "kill" Holmes. But the readers would not let this happen. Holmes eventually appeared in 56 short stories and 4 novels. ...Continua

Ha scritto il 31/05/16
So-so
The quality of the stories decays compared to "The adventures of Sherlock Holmes". The mysteries are worse built and the resolutions are less logical.
Apart from that, the last story comes with a too abrupt ending very little developed. Moriarty
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Ha scritto il 02/08/13
... letto in lingua originale ...

Come già detto per "Le avventure di SH", per me Conan Doyle riesce molto meglio nei racconti che non nei romanzi più lunghi.
Le elucubrazioni di Sherlock, la narrazione di Watson e la carrellata d
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Ha scritto il 13/03/11
I like Sherlock Holmes' short stories, but I think there are some repetition on the tricks now. For example, the it is the offier's wife who stole the important document. Why, because she was blackmailed by a letter she wrote when she was young and f ...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/01/11
Oh man, this has the most CLASSIC Holmes mysteries that I've read yet! I should have read Memoirs before I read Return; I got the Moriarti story backwards!

Holmes is at the top of his game in Memoirs and the chains of logic in which Doyle re
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Ha scritto il 20/05/08
First time reading any Holmes book, and very accessible. Will read some more
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