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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. A Study in Scarlet, his first novel and Sherlock Holmes story, was published in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887. He was the author of more than fifty novels, ranging in genre from science fiction to historical fiction. He died in 1930.

John Berendt is the author of the phenomenal bestseller Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil. He lives in New York City.


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The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by John Berendt
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2002
$12.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-76002-0 (0-375-76002-4)

From “A Scandal in Bohemia,” in which Sherlock Holmes is famously outwitted by a woman, the captivating Irene Adler, to “The Five Orange Pips,” in which the master detective is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, to “The Final Problem,” in which Holmes and his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, face each other... Read more

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Fawcett | Paperback | May 1987
$6.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-35052-7 (0-345-35052-9)

The curse of the Baskervilles began in the 17th Century, when Sir Hugo swore he would give his soul to possess the beautiful daughter of a yeoman. He captured her, but she escaped. He saddled his horse and chased the girl over the moors until she dropped dead from exhaustion ... Read more

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Laurie R. King
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$9.00/11.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6606-0 (0-8129-6606-6)

Introduction by Laurie R. King
The most famous of the Sherlock Holmes stories, The Hound of the Baskervilles features the phantom dog of Dartmoor, which, according to an ancient legend, has haunted the Baskervilles for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville dies suddenly of a heart attack on the grounds of... Read more

The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Andrew Lycett
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | December 2014
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-71267-8 (0-375-71267-4)

Three of the enthralling novels that brought us the world’s greatest fictional detective are gathered here in one volume.

In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery novel A Study in Scarlet unleashed for the first time the unflappable Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. John Watson. Watson and Holmes would go on... Read more

The Lost World
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Michael Crichton
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | January 2003
$11.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6725-8 (0-8129-6725-9)

In The Lost World, the first in a series of books to feature the bold Professor Challenger—a character many critics consider one of the most finely drawn in science fiction—Challenger and his party embark on an expedition to a remote Amazonian plateau where, as the good professor puts it, “the ordinary... Read more

Sherlock Holmes
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1996
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-45104-4 (0-679-45104-8)

A collection of the stories in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the most famous amateur detective of all time. Includes such favorites as “The Red-Headed League,” “The Speckled Band,” and “The Adventure of the Dancing Men.” Read more

A Study in Scarlet
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Anne Perry
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | June 2003
$9.00/11.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6854-5 (0-8129-6854-9)

Introduction by Anne Perry
Includes newly commissioned endnotes
In 1887, a young Arthur Conan Doyle published A Study in Scarlet, creating an international icon in the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. In this very first Holmes mystery, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the puzzling line “You... Read more