Discover the key ideas, themes, and plotlines behind every case investigated by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the famous and celebrated stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with this original, graphics-led book.
Using the “Big Ideas” series’ trademark combination of witty illustrations, clear graphics, and inspirational quotes, The Sherlock Holmes Book is the perfect primer for newcomers and devoted readers alike.
From the first Holmes novel, A Study in Scarlet, to the masterpiece that is The Hound of the Baskervilles, to the final Holmes tale The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place, The Sherlock Holmes Book explores every facet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master detective, his world, and his ongoing appeal.
Packed with detailed plot summaries, a full analysis of the major characters and themes, and essays on the world of Sherlock Holmes, the book is essential reading for fans of the world’s most famous detective.
Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
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