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  • Published: 23 September 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241205914
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $39.99

The Sherlock Holmes Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained



Big ideas, simply explained

The game is afoot! Immerse yourself in the curious cases of the world's greatest detective and his assistant Dr Watson.From the very first novel A Study in Scarlet, through to the masterpiece that is The Hound of the Baskervilles and the detective's last story, The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place, this fascinating book explores every facet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most memorable creation.

Discover how Holmes reaches his conclusions through deductive reasoning, plus in-depth biographies of key characters, from Holmes and Watson themselves to Inspector Lestrade, Mrs Hudson, and the detective's arch-enemy Professor Moriarty. Packed with stunning infographics, memorable quotations and stimulating illustrations, The Sherlock Holmes Book holds up a magnifying glass to the entire canon, and offers superb insight into Holmes's legacy and influence on generations of detective fiction writers.

Whether you're a fan of the books, movies, or TV shows, The Sherlock Holmes Book is sure to spark intrigue and pull you deeper into the world the famous sleuth.

  • Published: 23 September 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241205914
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $39.99

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