19th century fiction/Crime & mystery/Classic fictionA Wordsworth Classics edition of Sherlock Holmes' most famous case. Introduction by David Stuart Davies.
This gripping set of tales by the master storyteller Arthur Conan Doyle is bound both to thrill and unnerve you.
In these twilight excursions. Doyle's vivid imagination for the strange, the grotesque and the frightening is given full rein. We move from the mysteries of Egypt and the strange powers granted by The Ring of the isolated ghostlands of the Arctic in The Captain of the Polestar, we encounter a monstrous creature in The Terror of Blue John Cap and the beings that live above our heads in The Brazilian cat and the leather funnel ; and we shudder at the thing in the next room in lot 249.
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