Arthur and the great detective by Alan Coren

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Statement(by) Alan Coren ; illustrated by John Astrop.
SeriesArthur books
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Pagination2-64p. :
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL20241697M
ISBN 100860510751
OCLC/WorldCa16490028

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Watson, who would become the most famous detective duo in popular book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes, a consulting detective, to his friend and chronicler Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story Author: Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories contains, in two volumes, all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s world-famous detective. Volume II contains the fourth of the Sherlock Holmes novels, The Valley of Fear, in which Holmes memorably faces his malignant archenemy, Professor : Random House Publishing Group.

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