The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective, and illustrated by Sidney Paget.

The eponymous 1939 film starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce was based on the stage play by William Gillette and was not a direct adaptation of the book.


The 12 stories in this collection are:


The book was banned in the Soviet Union in 1929 for its author's occultism, although the book shows few to no signs of such material. The embargo was later lifted.

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