The Return of Sherlock Holmes
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 stories. This was the first collection since 1893, when Holmes had died in The Final Problem. Having published The Hound of the Baskervilles, Doyle came under intense pressure to revive his famous character. The first story is set in 1894 and has Holmes returning in London and explaining the period from 1891–94, a period called 'The Great Hiatus' by Sherlockian enthusiasts. Also of note is Watson's statement in the last story of the cycle that Holmes has retired, and forbids him to publish any more stories.
№ 6 in the Sherlock Holmes series.
This book has 315 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1905.
Production notes: This e-book of The Return of Sherlock Holmes was published by Global Grey in 2018.
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