His Last Bow

His Last Bow

eBook - 2012
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Arthur Conan Doyle's His Last Bow collects together eight Sherlock Holmes stories. Originally called Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes and not containing the title story His Last Bow, later editions of this book added that final story and changed the title. When the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes were first sold America, the publishers removed The Adventure of the Cardboard Box, considering its dealing with adultery to be too scandalous for the American public. The story was not released in the United States until year later, when it was included in His Last Bow.
Publisher: [S.l.] : ,Duke Classics c2012.
ISBN: 9781620114674
1620114674
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Contents: The adventure of wisteria lodge
The adventure of the cardboard box
the adventure of the red circle
the adventure of the Bruce-Partington plans
The adventure of the dying detective
The disappearance of lady Frances Carfax
The adventure of the devil's foot
His last bow.
Summary: Arthur Conan Doyle's His Last Bow collects together eight Sherlock Holmes stories. Originally called Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes and not containing the title story His Last Bow, later editions of this book added that final story and changed the title. When the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes were first sold America, the publishers removed The Adventure of the Cardboard Box, considering its dealing with adultery to be too scandalous for the American public. The story was not released in the United States until year later, when it was included in His Last Bow.

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Jul 03, 2015

This is a collection of previously published Sherlock Holmes stories, and thus is more scattered than previous collections. The first story is almost a novella; the last more of a history lesson than the usual Holmes deduction fest. None of the tales were 5 star for me, but all were at least above 2. Average score - 3.5 stars.

Read on a Nook while on the road in Europe, 2015.

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