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The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes

By Arthur Conan Doyle

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| Hardcover | 9780393059168

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Leslie S. Klinger has reassembled Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 short stories in the order in which they appeared in the original book editions. A cause for international celebration as this is the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever Continue

Leslie S. Klinger has reassembled Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 short stories in the order in which they appeared in the original book editions. A cause for international celebration as this is the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. Readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's biographies of Holmes, Watson and Conan Doyle; historians will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalising new theories; and art lovers will be beguiled by the illustrations. The book is introduced by John le Carre.

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    sherlock holmes short stories

    Sherlock Holmes short stories is another book written by sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This book speak about the adveture of the most famous detective in the world called Sherlock holmes. Is very easy to read and very interesting and i council to anyone to ...(continue)

    Sherlock Holmes short stories is another book written by sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This book speak about the adveture of the most famous detective in the world called Sherlock holmes. Is very easy to read and very interesting and i council to anyone to read this.

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    Alessio Sannino said on Apr 10, 2013 | Add your feedback

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    Sherlock Holmes short stories is another book written by sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
    This book speak about the adveture Of the most famous detective in the world called sherlock holmes.
    Is very easy to read and very interesting and i council any ...(continue)

    Sherlock Holmes short stories is another book written by sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
    This book speak about the adveture Of the most famous detective in the world called sherlock holmes.
    Is very easy to read and very interesting and i council anyone ti read this.

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    andrea maria nobili said on Apr 10, 2013 | Add your feedback

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    Laura de Miguel Jiménez

    Did you like it? Why / why not?
    In my opinion, this is a book with six mysterious stories.
    I really liked it because I love this type of books.
    Each story has their own plot with a lot of details. All the stories have the same point of view, the po ...(continue)

    Did you like it? Why / why not?
    In my opinion, this is a book with six mysterious stories.
    I really liked it because I love this type of books.
    Each story has their own plot with a lot of details. All the stories have the same point of view, the point of view of Watson, a really close friend of Sherlock. Then, you can imagine you are inside of each story (That makes you feel useful).
    This book shows you how a man, Arthur Conan Doyle, has the ability to make you feel inside the story. And his stories make you think too.

    Would you recommend it to another Level 4 student?
    Yes, the vocabulary is perfect, because Crime and Punishment is a topic of our level. There are some expressions, words... that we will have some problems to understand but the context help us to make it easier.
    In addition, the chapters are short and you can follow it, but the mystery is kept until the end.

    Where did you get it?
    I borrowed the book of Medicine of UAB.

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    Rosemary Thwaite said on Jan 2, 2012 | Add your feedback

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    Sherlock Holmes Short Stories

    Inglese semplicissimo, a volte troppo, si legge in un baleno=) Le storie però sono avvincenti=) decisamente 5 stelline!

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    Giulia Hippa said on Sep 6, 2010 | Add your feedback

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    Brilliant despite old, insane values

    Finally. Finished.

    The annotations are worth the price as a whole, totally. Despite the original writings being filled with racistic, nationalistic, anti-feministic and insane values, The Canon is still enjoyable, if one is able to see past these th ...(continue)

    Finally. Finished.

    The annotations are worth the price as a whole, totally. Despite the original writings being filled with racistic, nationalistic, anti-feministic and insane values, The Canon is still enjoyable, if one is able to see past these things. It's a brilliant collection, and I firmly recommend it. "The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes" is a bit dodgy as it's written at the very end of The Canon, when Conan Doyle basically wanted to stop writing about Holmes, which is very evident.

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    Niklas Pivic said on Apr 21, 2010 | Add your feedback

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