In these twelve thrilling stories, the famous London-based detective uses his astute logical reasoning to solve the most complex mysteries brought to mind. A master of disguise, Holmes occasionally takes on varied personas in order to delve deeper into difficult cases, and his love of forensics science is readily on display here. Ever at his side, the loyal Dr. Watson lends a hand, offering up brilliant deductions whenever possible, and his trusty pistol if need be. Whether they are chasing after a scandalous photograph that can destroy a Bohemian king, or attempting to recover precious jewels for an important client, the thrills keep coming in these twelve classic adventures, which first appeared in The Strand in 1891. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is at once a rare literary accomplishment and a true page-turner.