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The Man With The Twisted Lip by Arthur C. Doyle

The Man With The Twisted Lip by Arthur C. Doyle

Everytime I read a Sherlock Holmes story, I feel its the best, most entertaining short fiction I have ever read. But at the very next tale, I am proven wrong as Arthur Conan Doyle keeps coming up with even more engrossing mysterious stories. My latest read ‘The Man With The […]

by April 11, 2014 Review
Five Orange Pips by Arthur Conan Doyle

Five Orange Pips by Arthur Conan Doyle

An envelope with five dried Orange Pips is received by a rich man, baffling him to make a will in hurry and within seven weeks, he dies in his own garden. The same incident repeats with his inheritor and he too dies within three days. Now, the same innocuous envelope […]

by November 4, 2013 Review
A Case Of Identity by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Case Of Identity by Arthur Conan Doyle

In A Case Of Identity by Arthur Conan Doyle, a young woman with considerable income falls in love with a man, much against her stepfather’s wishes. The young couple seek each other’s company furtively for a short time and then with the blessing of lady’s mother, decide to marry. But, […]

by October 18, 2013 Review
The Redheaded League by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Redheaded League by Arthur Conan Doyle

While every girl longs to have luxuriant black mane, who would have thought that an old Pawnbroker would be entitled to a free pension of £200 a year courtesy his red hair! Apparently, Arthur Conan Doyle certainly did as he wrote an amusing story about Redheaded League more than a […]

by September 15, 2013 Review
A Scandal in Bohemia by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Scandal in Bohemia by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Scandal in Bohemia is the first story of the collection Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and my very first short story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Ever since I began reading the Sherlock Holmes Omni and discussed my sudden interest in the classic detective fiction, all my friends applauded short stories […]

by September 11, 2013 Review
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

After reading the two famous novels A Study in Scarlet and Sign of Four featuring the unparalleled genius Sherlock Holmes, I have finally reached the much more widely acclaimed short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories, first published as individual […]

by September 10, 2013 Articles, Review
Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

Last week after reading my first Sherlock Holmes novel, I began Fall of Giants, a voluminous eBook and decided that I would read the next Holmes novel only after I am done with Ken Follett’s treatise. However after reading the heavy war novel, I was not very sure if I […]

by September 5, 2013 Review
A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

I have just finished reading ‘A Study In Scarlet’ by Arthur Conan Doyle, my very first Sherlock Holmes novel. And, though, it has not converted me into a die hard fan of Arthur C. Doyle overnight, but, did manage to impress me with the writer’s ingenuity in creating two fantastic […]

by August 19, 2013 Review