The Return of Sherlock Holmes Author:Arthur Conan Doyle 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 his insights into the criminal mind were brilliant. His knowledge of things not related to c... more »rime were extremely 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.« less
13 stories, (The Adventure of..) The Empty House, the Norwood Builder, the Dancing Men, The Solitary Cyclist, The Priory School, Black Peter, Charles Augustus Milverton, the Six Napoleons, the Three Students, the Golden Pince-nez, the Missing Three-quarter, the Abbey Grange, and the Second Stain.