The Sherlock Holmes Book

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Published by DK

Foreword by Leslie S. Klinger

RRP: CA$28.00

About The Sherlock Holmes Book

Learn about the world’s greatest detective in The Sherlock Holmes Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Sherlock Holmes in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Sherlock Holmes Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in. 

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Sherlock Holmes, with:

- Includes all four novels and 56 short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
- A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
- Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Sherlock Holmes Book is a captivating introduction to every case investigated by Holmes and Dr. Watson in the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, aimed at adult fans of the books, movies, or TV shows and want to know more. Exciting text and bold graphics explain elements of each plot and shows how Holmes reaches his conclusions through deductive reasoning.

Your Sherlock Holmes Questions, Simply Explained

From the first novel, A Study in Scarlet, to the masterpiece that is The Hound of the Baskervilles, and Conan Doyle’s final Holmes tale, The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place, this guide explores every facet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master detective, his world, and his enduring appeal. If you thought it was difficult to untangle his razor-sharp wit, The Sherlock Holmes Book presents key information about Sherlock in an easy to follow layout. 

The Big Ideas Series

With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Sherlock Holmes Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.