The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Title: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

SubTitle: Inspiration for the Major Motion Picture

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Imprint: Penguin Books – A Penguin Original

Pub Date: 27 September 2011

ISBN: 9780143120155

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Love Sherlock? Grew up imagining that you’re Watson and tagging along with the famous fictional detective whenever he managed to sniff a mystery? Well then, this book is definitely for you, and it doesn’t matter how many times you’ve read about the legendary detective, you wouldn’t want to miss this memoir. It will definitely bring you back into the world of unsolved, exciting mystery.

I highly recommend this book to all hardcore Sherlock Holmes fans. I rate this book 5 stars.having said that, watch the trailer of movie over here:



I received an ARC of this book from penguin group Publisher via Netgalley. I was not required to write a positive review for this book.


Book description:


Sherlock Holmes is on the case once again. This newest collection of stories includes many of the most familiar cases Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson ever solve, including “Silver Blaze,” “The Greek Interpreter,” and “The Musgrave Ritual.” As Holmes’s fame grows, it brings him a notoriety that piques the ire of London’s criminal underworld, who begin to scheme against him. In “The Final Problem” Dr. Watson relates the grisly, fatal, and shocking tale of how Holmes finally meets his match, encountering the diabolical Professor Moriarty in a terrible struggle at Reichenbach Falls.

Guy Ritchie’s sequel to his acclaimed Sherlock Holmes (2009) is in theaters December 16, 2011. The new film stars Robert Downey, Jr. as Sherlock Holmes, Jude Law as Dr. Watson, and Stephen Fry as Sherlock’s brother, Mycroft Holmes. The film also stars Jared Harris (Mad Men), Rachel McAdams (Sherlock Holmes, Morning Glory), and Noomi Rapace (Stieg Larsson trilogy).

About the Author:

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930) was born in Edinburgh, where he grew up and studied medicine, and began writing mysteries shortly after setting up his own practice. Doyle published fifty-nine Sherlock Holmes adventures in all, beginning with A Study in Scarlet in 1887.


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