His Last Bow is the final collection of thrilling short stories in the chronology of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes’ series, set on the precipice of the First World War.
Featuring seven tales from Holmes and Watson’s adventures, this volume includes a preface from the detective’s loyal companion updating the reader on Holmes’ health and whereabouts. The short stories see the famous duo working together to solve a series of bizarre and mysterious cases, culminating in a third-person spy narrative chronicling Holmes’ contribution to the war effort. Perfectly concluding the incredible Sherlock Holmes series, this volume is an essential read for fans of the pipe-smoking sleuth.
The stories featured in this volume include:
- – The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
- – The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans
- – The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot
- – The Adventure of the Red Circle
- – The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
- – The Adventure of the Dying Detective
- – His Last Bow: The War Service of Sherlock Holmes
First published as a book in 1917, this volume collates short stories that were published in The Strand Magazine between 1908 and 1917. A specially commissioned introduction also features in this volume, alongside an article by Arthur Conan Doyle and an essay on the history of detective fiction by S.S. Van Dine.