The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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This article is about the short story collection. For other uses, see The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (disambiguation).
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Cover of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Author Arthur Conan Doyle
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Sherlock Holmes
Genre Detective fiction short stories
Publisher George Newnes
Publication date
1892[1]
Preceded by The Sign of the Four
Followed by The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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.[citation needed]

Contents[edit]

The 12 stories in this collection are:

Reception[edit]

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.[2]

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