The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes contains twelve separate Holmes stories, first published in 1892, it is probably the most well-known and loved fictional detective in literature. Sherlock Holmes is a private detective who has keen powers of observation. He lives at 221b Baker Street in London. He notices things that others simply don’t and then he draws accurate conclusions about what he sees. In all the detective adventures, he is accompanied by his assistant Doctor Watson who enjoys the challenge of solving crimes. Doctor Watson is also the narrator and provides detailed written accounts of Sherlock’s adventures for the readers to enjoy.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published on 14 October 1892. It contains the earliest short stories featuring the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, which had been published in twelve monthly issues of The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The stories are collected in the same sequence, which is not supported by any fictional chronology. The only characters common to all twelve are Holmes and Dr. Watson and all are related in first-person narrative from Watson’s point of view.