This fantastic collection of short Sherlock Holmes stories features the detective in three classic tales of crime fiction as he works to recover important and confidential documents.
Showcasing Sherlock Homes’ remarkable skills of observation and deduction, this short story collection features three tales in which the brilliant detective solves mysterious cases of missing documents. In ‘The Naval Treaty’ (1893), Holmes must track down a vital government treaty and prevent a political scandal. ‘The Second Stain’ (1904) sees the detective hired by the Prime Minister to recover an important document stolen from the Secretary of State for European Affairs. Finally, ‘The Bruce-Partington Plans’ (1908) follows the disappearance of secret submarine plans. Featuring Holmes’ brother, Mycroft, this tale navigates the treacherous world of espionage and murderous schemes. With its gripping plots, intricate puzzles, and memorable characters, this collection is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Each of these stories demonstrates the remarkable abilities of Sherlock Holmes and the exceptional writing of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This new collection from Read & Co. Books features the original illustrations by Sidney Paget and a specially commissioned introduction.