Sherlock Holmes

Fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Traditionally, the canon consists of four novels and 56 short stories, but Doyle also wrote a number of vignettes, play adaptations and essays featuring Holmes. Since his death, many other authors have continued writing about Holmes.

Novels:

A Study in Scarlet (1887)
The Sign of the Four (1890)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (serialized 1901–1902 in The Strand)
The Valley of Fear (serialized 1914–1915)

Short stories:

The short stories which were originally published in various magazines, were collected into five books:
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894)
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1905)
His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes (1917)
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes:
• "A Scandal in Bohemia"
• "The Red-Headed League"
• "A Case of Identity"
• "The Boscombe Valley Mystery"
• "The Five Orange Pips"
• "The Man with the Twisted Lip"
• "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle"
• "The Adventure of the Speckled Band"
• "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb"
• "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor"
• "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet"
• "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches"

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes:
• "The Adventure of Silver Blaze"
• "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" (this story is in His Last Bow in American editions of the canon)
• "The Adventure of the Yellow Face"
• "The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk"
• "The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott""
• "The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual"
• "The Adventure of the Reigate Squire"
• "The Adventure of the Crooked Man"
• "The Adventure of the Resident Patient"
• "The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter"
• "The Adventure of the Naval Treaty"
• "The Adventure of the Final Problem"

The Return of Sherlock Holmes:
• "The Adventure of the Empty House"
• "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder"
• "The Adventure of the Dancing Men"
• "The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist"
• "The Adventure of the Priory School"
• "The Adventure of Black Peter"
• "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton"
• "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons"
• "The Adventure of the Three Students"
• "The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez"
• "The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter"
• "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange"
• "The Adventure of the Second Stain"

His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes:
• "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge"
• "The Adventure of the Red Circle"
• "The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans"
• "The Adventure of the Dying Detective"
• "The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax"
• "The Adventure of the Devil's Foot"
• "His Last Bow"

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes:
• "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client"
• "The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier"
• "The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone"
• "The Adventure of the Three Gables"
• "The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire"
• "The Adventure of the Three Garridebs"
• "The Problem of Thor Bridge"
• "The Adventure of the Creeping Man"
• "The Adventure of the Lion's Mane"
• "The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger"
• "The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place"
• "The Adventure of the Retired Colourman"

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