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  • 1.
    The Valley of Fear
    "The Valley of Fear" is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland.
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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    Throughout these classic crime stories, we see Holmes at his incisive and eccentric best. All groups within Victorian society feature, from European aristocrats to travelling Gypsies, mad doctors to innocent ladies. These are truly classic stories and a perfect introduction to the fascinating world of Sherlock Holmes. ... Далее
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    The Hound of the Baskervilles
    Holmes and Watson are faced with their most terrifying case yet. The legend of the devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskerville families home warns the descendants of that ancient clan never to venture out in those dark hours when the power of evil is exalted. Now, the most recent Baskerville, Sir Charles, is dead and the footprints of a giant hound have been found near his body. Will the new heir meet the same fate? ... Далее
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    The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
    The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. This great novel will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax is required reading for various courses and curriculums. ... Далее
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    The Sign of the Four
    Sherlock Holmes is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has received a present of a rare and lustrous pearl. Now, on the day she is summoned to meet her anonymous benefactor, she consults Holmes and Watson. ... Далее
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    The Refugees
    The Refugees is a historical novel, centring on the fate of the Huguenots during the reign of Louis XIV and the revoking of the Edict of Nantes.
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    Adventure of the Cardboard Box
    "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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    Habakuk Jephsoni ülestunnistus
    Raamatus on kaks lugu: "Habakuk Jephsoni ülestunnistus" ja "John Huxfordi äraolek".
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    Kadunud erirong
    Mr. Bland katkus kimbatuses juukseid. «See on suisa hullumeelsus, Hood!» hüüdis ta. «Kas üks rong haihtub Inglismaal keset päist päeva õhku? See on absurdne. Vedur, tender, kaks vagunit, päravagun, viis inimest – ja kõik lähevad sirge raudteeliini peal kaotsi! Kui me järgmise tunni jooksul midagi mõistlikku ei kuule, võtan inspektor Collinsi kaasa ja lähen ise kohale.» Ning siis juhtuski lõpuks midagi mõistlikku. See võttis järgmise Kenyoni sõlmjaamast saabunud telegrammi kuju. «Teatan kahetsusega, et äsja leiti sõlmjaamast kahe ja veerandi miili kauguselt astelhernepõõsaste vahelt John Slateri, erirongi juhi surnukeha…» ... Далее
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    Lord Falconbridge
    Kogumik Sherlock Holmsi lugude autorilt, kus juttu tuleb noorest poksijast, kel seisab ees ennekuulmatutel tingimustel poksimatš, juhtumist merel, kus naisele paistab ilmuvat tema surnud abikaasa jt.
  • 11.
    Minu sõber mõrvar
    Sherlock Holmesi lugude autori jutukogumik, kus väikelinna arst hakkab suhtlema mõrvariga, kes on oma sõbrad üles andnud ja seepärast surmanuhtlusest pääsenud. Lisaks on kogumikus lood, kus voorimees pajatab oma kogemustest linna põhjakihtidega, veidravõitu maanteeröövli kummalisest käitumisest ja tema halvale teele langemise põhjustest jt. ... Далее
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    Sasassa oru mõistatus
    Kogumik sarjast „Klassikalisi seiklusjutte” sisaldab lugusid „Sasassa oru mõistatus”, „Jackmani mäekuru pastor”, „Põhjanaela” kapten” ja „Kirurgi lugu”.
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    Suur Keinplatzi eksperiment
    Kogumikus on jutustused – "Suur Keinplatzi eksperiment", "Browni ja Pericordi kuulus mootor" ja "John Barrington Cowles".
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    The Lost World
    Irish athletic reporter Malone narrates tale of bold squat quarrelsome Professor Challenger seeking remote Amazonian plateau where “the ordinary laws of Nature are suspended” with prehistoric creatures and ape-men. Other armed British whites are spare skeptic Professor Summerlee, and ginger dead-shot Lord John, supported by colored bearers. ... Далее
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    The Poison Belt
    Three years after the events that took place in The Lost World, Professor Challenger urgently summons his fellow to a meeting. Oddly, he requires each to bring an oxygen cylinder with him. What he soon informs them is that from astronomical data and just received telegraphs of strange accidents on the other side of the world, he has deduced that the Earth is starting to move through a region of space containing something poisonous to humankind. ... Далее
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    His Last Bow
    "His Last Bow" is a collection of seven Sherlock Holmes stories (eight in American editions) by Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as the title of one of the stories in that collection. Adventures involving an illustrious client and a Sussex vampire; the problems of Thor Bridge and of the Lions Mane; puzzles concerning a creeping man and the three-gabled house; disappearances of secret plans and a lady of noble standing; all test the courage of Dr Watson and the intellect of the greatest detective of them all, Mr Sherlock Homes. ... Далее
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    The Vital Message
    In "The New Revelation" the first dawn of the coming change has been described. In "The Vital Message" the sun has risen higher, and one sees more clearly and broadly what our new relations with the Unseen may be.
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    The White Company
    This spirited account of the exploits of a crew of Saxon archers during the Hundred Years War features cameo appearances by historical figures such as Edward III and the Black Prince. Flavorful and realistic in its depictions of medieval life, the novel combines the excitement of a rugged adventure with the romance of chivalry. ... Далее
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    Round The Red Lamp
    "Round the Red Lamp" features realistic stories and episodes of medical life, sketches of old-fashioned doctors, medical students and their pranks.
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    Through the Magic Door
    "Through the Magic Door" is an essay by Arthur Conan Doyle: his subject is the charisma and charm of books. Doyle invites readers to enjoy the greatest minds of all times through what they have left behind and argues that, when we read, the selfishness and hopelessness of the world can be left behind. ... Далее
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    The Tragedy of The Korosko
    A group of European and American tourists is enjoying its trip in Egypt in the year 1895. They are sailing up the River Nile in a "a turtle-bottomed, round-bowed stern-wheeler", the Korosko. They intend to travel to Abousir at the southern frontier of Egypt, after which the Dervish country starts. They are attacked and abducted by a marauding band of Dervish warriors. The terrorists will either kill them or forcibly convert them to Islam. This "desert drama" is high adventure at its pulpy best, and still surprisingly relevant today. ... Далее
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    The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard
    The Adventures of Gerard is a compilation of short stories that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote regarding a French Brigadier named Etienne Gerard who thinks very highly of himself as can be reflected in how he told his stories. The book is divided into chapters containing different segments of his life as a soldier under the leadership of Napoleon together with his personal exploits and the romance that swept his way in between. ... Далее
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    Captain of the Polestar
    The Captain of the Pole-Star is a collection of strange mystery tales that are independent of each other, sometimes involving ship voyages, shipwrecks, amnesia, lost love, grand thefts, comedy, and fairy tales.
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    The Adventure of the Dying Detective
    Mrs. Hudson has been through a lot as the landlady of Sherlock Holmes. But nothing has worried her as much as the private detective being too sick to leave his bed. She calls for his partner, Dr. John Watson, to attend him. Can Watson bring a specialist to cure this dying detective or was it all an act? ... Далее
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    Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
    A fantastic night ends for Mr. Scott Eccles when he wakes to find his host is dead. He brings Inspector Baynes, Sherlock Holmes, and John Watson to look into the case. The inspector and Holmes have different ideas of how to proceed. The race is on to see who will solve the murder of Wisteria Lodge first. ... Далее
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    The Great Shadow and Other Napoleon
    "The Great Shadow and other Napoleonic Tales", is an Action & Adventure novel published in 1892. The novel takes place in the Napoleonic era on the English-Scottish border city called West Inch. The Great Shadow refers to the Napoleon’s influence and his reputation that forms a shadow over West Inch. ... Далее