The Adventure of the Dying Detective

The Adventure of the Dying Detective

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Overview

In this short story, The Adventure of the Dying Detective, Sherlock Holmes appears to be dying. While on a case, he contracted a rare tropical disease, Tapanuli fever. Dr. Watson wants to examine him, but, curiously, Holmes won't let him come anywhere near. Then, even more curious, he instructs Watson to bring Mr. Culverton Smith to him. That's when the fun really begins!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163095674
Publisher: London: The Strand Magazine, Dec., 1913
Publication date: 08/18/2019
Series: Classic Detective Stories , #24
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 413,590
File size: 415 KB

About the Author

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, nonfiction and historical novels.

Date of Birth:

May 22, 1859

Date of Death:

July 7, 1930

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Crowborough, Sussex, England

Education:

Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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Adventure Of The Dying Detective 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Outstanding book if you like Sherlock Holmes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Holmes at work, displaying his usual flair. One of the better short-stories by Doyle.