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By Arthur Conan Doyle

The 1st collections of news concerning the recognized detective Sherlock Holmes and his pal Dr Watson of their adventures of fixing crimes in Victorian England.

The booklet comprises 23 tales with two hundred illustrations by way of Sidney Paget.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes:

1) A Scandal in Bohemia.

2) The Red-Headed League.

3) A Case of Identity.

4) The Boscombe Valley Mystery.

5) The 5 Orange Pips.

6) the guy with the Twisted Lip.

7) the journey of the Blue Carbuncle.

8) the journey of the Speckled Band.

9) the journey of the Engineer's Thumb.

10) the journey of the Noble Bachelor.

11) the journey of the Beryl Coronet.

12) the journey of the Copper Beeches.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes:

1) Silver Blaze;

2) the journey of the Yellow Face;

3) the journey of the Stock-broker’s Clerk;

4) the journey of the ‘Gloria Scott’;

5) the journey of the Musgrave Ritual;

6) the journey of the Reigate Squire;

7) the journey of the Crooked guy;

8) the journey of the Resident sufferer;

9) the journey of the Greek Interpreter;

10) the journey of the Naval Treaty;

11) the ultimate challenge.

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It used to be a sensible little landau which rattled as much as the door of Briony inn. because it pulled up, one of many loafing males on the nook dashed ahead to open the door within the wish of incomes a copper, yet used to be elbowed away via one other idler, who had rushed up with an analogous goal. A fierce quarrel broke out, which used to be elevated by means of the 2 guardsmen, who took facets with one of many loungers, and by means of the scissors-grinder, who was once both scorching upon the opposite facet. A blow used to be struck, and straight away the woman, who had stepped from her carriage, used to be the centre of a bit knot of flushed and suffering males, who struck savagely at one another with their fists and sticks. Holmes dashed into the gang to guard the girl; yet, simply as he reached her, he gave a cry and dropped to the floor, with the blood operating freely down his face. At his fall the guardsmen took to their heels in a single course and the loungers within the different, whereas a couple of greater dressed humans, who had watched the scuffle with out enjoying it, crowded in to assist the girl and to take care of the injured guy. Irene Adler, as i'm going to nonetheless name her, had moved quickly up the stairs; yet she stood on the most sensible together with her terrific determine defined opposed to the lighting fixtures of the corridor, on reflection into the road. “Is the negative gentleman a lot harm? ” she requested. “He is dead,” cried numerous voices. “No, no, there’s existence in him! ” shouted one other. “But he’ll be long gone earlier than you may get him to medical institution. ” “He’s a courageous fellow,” stated a girl. “They could have had the lady’s handbag and watch if it hadn’t been for him. They have been a gang, and a coarse one, too. Ah, he’s respiring now. ” “He can’t lie on the street. may well we convey him in, marm? ” “Surely. deliver him into the sitting-room. there's a cozy couch. this manner, please! ” Slowly and solemnly he was once borne into Briony hotel and specified by the relevant room, whereas I nonetheless saw the complaints from my publish by way of the window. The lamps have been lit, however the blinds had no longer been drawn, in order that i'll see Holmes as he lay upon the sofa. i don't be aware of even if he used to be seized with compunction at that second for the half he was once enjoying, yet i do know that I by no means felt extra heartily ashamed of myself in my existence than whilst I observed the attractive creature opposed to whom i used to be conspiring, or the grace and kindliness with which she waited upon the injured guy. And but it'd be the blackest treachery to Holmes to attract again now from the half which he had intrusted to me. I hardened my middle, and took the smoke-rocket from less than my ulster. in the end, i presumed, we aren't injuring her. we're yet fighting her from injuring one other. Holmes had sat up upon the sofa, and that i observed him movement like a guy who's wanting air. A maid rushed throughout and threw open the window. on the similar speedy I observed him bring up his hand, and on the sign I tossed my rocket into the room with a cry of “Fire! ” The be aware was once no out of my mouth than the entire crowd of spectators, good dressed and ill–gentlemen, ostlers, and servant maids–joined in a normal shriek of “Fire!

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