The Sea Wolf Book By Jack London

The Sea Wolf Book By Jack London: The Sea-Wolf is a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American writer Jack London. The book’s protagonist, Humphrey van Weyden, is a literary critic who is a survivor of an ocean collision and who comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who rescues him. Its first printing of forty thousand copies was immediately sold out before publication on Read more

The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: “The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter”, one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 12 stories in the cycle collected as The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. The story was originally serialised in Strand Magazine in 1893. This story introduces Holmes’s elder brother Mycroft. Doyle ranked “The Greek Interpreter” seventeenth in Read more

The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: “The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual” is a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. The story was originally published in Strand Magazine in 1893, and was collected later in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Unlike the majority of Holmes stories, the main narrator is not Doctor Watson, but Sherlock Holmes himself. With Watson Read more

A Case of Identity Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

A Case of Identity Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: “A Case of Identity” is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and is the third story in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story revolves around the case of Miss Mary Sutherland, a woman with a substantial income from the interest on a fund set up for her. She is engaged to a Read more

The Adventure of Silver Blaze Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of Silver Blaze Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: “The Adventure of Silver Blaze”, one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 12 in the cycle collected as The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Doyle ranked “Silver Blaze” 13th in a list of his 19 favourite Sherlock Holmes stories. One of the most popular Sherlock Holmes short stories, “Silver Blaze” focuses Read more

The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: “The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton” is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is one of 13 stories in the cycle collected as The Return of Sherlock Holmes and was published in 1904. Holmes is hired by the débutante Lady Eva Blackwell to retrieve compromising letters from a blackmailer: Milverton, Read more

The Land of Mist Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Land of Mist Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: The Land of Mist is a novel by British writer Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1926. Although this is a Professor Challenger story, it centres more on his daughter Enid and his old friend Edward Malone. Another friend from The Lost World, Lord John Roxton, is also involved in the novel’s second half. Professor Summerlee, who has died of old age Read more

The Great Shadow Book By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Great Shadow Book By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Great Shadow, also known as The Great Shadow and other Napoleonic Tales, is an action and adventure novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and published in 1892 in J.W. Arrowsmith’s Bristol Library. The novel takes place in the Napoleonic era on the English–Scottish border city called West Inch. The Great Shadow refers to the Napoleon’s influence and his reputation Read more

The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: “The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot” is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle. It is one of eight stories in the cycle collected as His Last Bow. Doyle ranked “The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot” ninth in his list of his twelve favorite Holmes stories. Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves at Read more

The Crime of the Congo Book By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Crime of the Congo Book By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Crime of the Congo is a 1909 book by British writer and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, about human rights abuses in the Congo Free State, a private state established and controlled by the King of the Belgians, Leopold II. The book was intended as an exposé of the situation in the so-called Congo Free State (labelled a Read more