Who is Sherlock Holmes?

Who is Sherlock Holmes and why such enduring fascination still exists for London’s oldest detective. The Museum of London features a brand new Sherlock Homes exhibition, delving into the mind of the world’s most famous fictional detective; Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. The answer to Sherlock’s mystery and popularity can also be found in the original stories and novels featuring Sherlock and his loyal assistant Dr. Watson. We have selected the best adventures and novels below. 

9781909438217The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle

Original Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which brought him international fame as one of the greatest crime fiction writers. Conan Doyle wrote several volumes of stories featuring detective Holmes and Dr. Watson but, in 1893, hoping to concentrate on more serious writing, he attempted to kill off Holmes. This attempt resulted in a public outcry and later made him resurrect Holmes. This Fractal Press edition features twelve original stories including The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire, The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger, The Adventure of the Three Gables and other adventure stories.

The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909438217, Fractal Press, 216 pp

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9781909175563His Last Bow by Conan Doyle

Original Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which brought him international fame as one of the greatest crime fiction writers. Conan Doyle wrote several volumes of stories featuring detective Holmes and Dr. Watson but, in 1893, hoping to concentrate on more serious writing, he attempted to kill off Holmes. This attempt resulted in a public outcry and later made him resurrect Holmes.

His Last Bow by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909175563, Fractal Press, 172 pp

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9781909175716A Study in Scarlet by Conan Doyle

A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel introducing Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, who became one of the most famous literary detective characters. Sherlock Holmes describes the story’s murder investigation as his ‘study in scarlet’.

A Study in Scarlet by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909175716, Fractal Press, 114 pp

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9781909175709The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle

Original Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which brought him international fame as one of the greatest crime fiction writers. Conan Doyle wrote several volumes of stories featuring detective Holmes and Dr. Watson but, in 1893, hoping to concentrate on more serious writing, he attempted to kill off Holmes. This attempt resulted in a public outcry and later made him resurrect Holmes.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909175709, Fractal Press, 274 pp

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The National Galleries of ScotlandThe Valley of Fear by Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson receive a letter from an informant known by the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Porlock is part of Professor Moriarty’s criminal organization. The letter is written in a numeric code, and Holmes decodes the letter, which warns that John Douglas of Birlstone House is about to be murdered.

The Valley of Fear by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909175303, Fractal Press, 150 pp

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9781909175273The Sign of the Four by Conan Doyle

The Sign of the Four is one of the legendary crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in which detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a complex case involving a stolen treasure, and a secret pact among four convicts.

The Sign of the Four by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909175273, Fractal Press, 110 pp

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perf5.250x8.000.inddThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the four crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in which detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural beast that may have been trained to murder Sir Henry Baskerville on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909175037, Fractal Press, 152 pp

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9781909904378Sherlock Holmes: Complete Adventures by Conan Doyle

Complete Adventures of legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes considered one of the greatest detective stories of all time. This Fractal Press release contains complete collection of Sherlock Holmes Stories.

Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781909904378, Fractal Press, 1088 pp

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9781910150368Sherlock: Complete Novels by Conan Doyle

Sherlock, one of the greatest detectives of all time. This Fractal Press edition features complete collection of the four Sherlock Holmes novels, including: A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Valley of Fear.

Sherlock by Conan Doyle, ISBN: 9781910150368, Fractal Press, 504 pp

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