ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: February 15, 2020
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
By (author) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Contributions by Judith John
The FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library. Each stunning edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The unabridged text is accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader.In this collection of thirteen thrilling tales of intrigue and suspense, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once again shows himself to be the master of detective fiction. Published in 1905, The Return of Sherlock Holmes marks the astonishing reappearance of the brilliant detective after his apparent demise at the hands of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty. Revealed to be alive three years after his presumed death, Sherlock Holmes is reunited with his trusted partner Dr. Watson as they embark on a new series of adventures.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Scottish writer and master storyteller Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859. As a medical student he was so impressed by his professor’s powers of deduction that he was inspired to create the illustrious and much-loved figure Sherlock Holmes. However in contrast to his scientific background, Conan Doyle became increasingly interested in spiritualism, leaving him keen to explore other fantastical elements in stories such as The Lost World.Judith John (glossary) is a writer and editor specializing in literature and history. A former secondary school English Language and Literature teacher, she has subsequently worked as an editor on major educational projects, including English A: Literature for the Pearson International Baccalaureate series. Judith’s major research interests include Romantic and Gothic literature, and Renaissance drama.