Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Author:Sir Arthur Conan Doyle In 1886, Arthur Conan Doyle, MD, created a character who would come to be known as the greatest sleuth of all time, a character of such cold, rational perfection, such steely nerve, such unprecedented brilliance and unfailing popularity that he would ultimately resist death at the hands of his own creator. The character, of course, was Sherlock... more » Holmes, the world's first unofficial consulting detective. Today, 100 years after the master sleuth's first appearance, Holmes afficionados and novices alike will delight in this special Qulaity Paperback Book Club presentation of his remarkable adventures.
The 11 adventures in Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes paints a fascinating portrait of the detective at his best. "The'Gloria Scott'" treats the reader to an account of Holmes' very first case, which he stumbles upon while still an undergraduate. In "The Yellow Face," Holmes finds himself uncharacteristically mistaken in his conclusions. And in the famous tale "The Final Problem," Holmes comes face to face with the evil Professor Moriarity, the "Napolean of Crime."« less