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Resumen Del Libro a Sherlock Holmes Collection

Collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Author Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator Sidney Paget
State Britain
Linguistic communication English language
Series Sherlock Holmes
Genre Detective fiction
Publisher George Newnes

Publication date

14 October 1892
Pages 307
Preceded by The Sign of the 4
Followed past The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Text The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

is a collection of twelve brusque stories past British writer Arthur Conan Doyle, get-go published on 14 October 1892. It contains the primeval short stories featuring the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, which had been published in twelve monthly problems of
The Strand Mag
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 starting time-person narrative from Watson’s point of view.

In general the stories in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
place, and endeavor to correct, social injustices. Holmes is portrayed as offering a new, fairer sense of justice. The stories were well received, and boosted the subscriptions figures of
The Strand Magazine, prompting Doyle to be able to demand more than coin for his next set of stories. The first story, “A Scandal in Bohemia”, includes the character of Irene Adler, who, despite beingness featured only inside this ane story by Doyle, is a prominent character in modernistic Sherlock Holmes adaptations, generally as a love interest for Holmes. Doyle included four of the twelve stories from this collection in his twelve favourite Sherlock Holmes stories, picking “The Chance of the Speckled Band” as his overall favourite.



Arthur Conan Doyle began writing while studying medicine at university in the late 1870s, and had his first brusk story, “The Mystery of Sasassa Valley”, published in September 1879. 8 years later his start Sherlock Holmes story, the novel
A Study in Red, was published past Ward Lock & Co. It was well received, simply Doyle was paid footling for it; after a sequel novel,
The Sign of the Four, was published in
Lippincott’south Monthly Mag, he shifted his focus to brusque stories.[1]
Shortly later
The Strand Mag
was inaugurated in January 1891, its editor Herbert Greenhough Smith received ii submissions to the new monthly from Doyle. Later he described his reaction: “I at one time realised that hither was the greatest brusk story writer since Edgar Allan Poe.”[2]
The first of them, “A Scandal in Bohemia”, was published near the back of the July issue with ten illustrations by Sidney Paget.[three]
The stories proved popular, helping to boost the circulation of the magazine,[1]
and Doyle was paid 30 guineas each for the initial run of twelve.[two]
These first twelve stories were published monthly from July 1891 until June 1892,[iv]
and and so were collected together and published equally a volume,
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
on 14 October 1892 by George Newnes, the publisher of
The Strand Magazine.[v]
The initial impress run of the book was for 10,000 copies in the Britain, and a further 4,500 copies in the United States, which were published by Harper Brothers the following day.[6]

Sidney Paget illustrated all twelve stories in
The Strand
and in the drove. The preceding Holmes novels had been illustrated by other artists.





All of the stories within
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
are told in a first-person narrative from the point of view of Dr. Watson, as is the case for all but 4 of the Sherlock Holmes stories.[7]
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
entry for Doyle suggests that the short stories contained in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
tend to bespeak out social injustices, such as “a king’s betrayal of an opera singer, a stepfather’south deception of his ward as a fictitious lover, an aristocratic crook’south exploitation of a failing pawnbroker, a beggar’s extensive estate in Kent.”[1]
Information technology suggests that, in contrast, Holmes is portrayed as offering a fresh and fair approach in an unjust globe of “official incompetence and aristocratic privilege”.[1]
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
contains many of Doyle’south favourite Sherlock Holmes stories. In 1927, he submitted a listing of what he believed were his twelve all-time Sherlock Holmes stories to
The Strand Mag. Among those he listed were “The Take a chance of the Speckled Band” (every bit his favourite), “The Red-Headed League” (second), “A Scandal in Bohemia” (fifth) and “The Five Orangish Pips” (seventh).[8]
The volume was banned in the Soviet Union in 1929 because of its alleged “occultism”,[ix]
but the book gained popularity in a black marketplace of similarly banned books, and the restriction was lifted in 1940.[10]

Publication sequence


Critical reception


Illustration by Sidney Paget of Sherlock Holmes, from “The Man with the Twisted Lip”.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
were well received upon their serialisation in
The Strand Magazine.[24]
Following the publication of “A Scandal in Bohemia” in July 1891, the
Hull Daily Mail service
described the story as being “worthy of the inventive genius” of Doyle.[25]
Just over a year later, when Doyle took a pause from publishing the curt stories upon the completion of
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a piece in the
Belfast News Alphabetic character
reviewed a story past some other author in
The Strand Magazine
saying that it “might have been read with a moderate corporeality of interest a year ago”, but that “the unique power” of Doyle’s writing was evident in the gulf in quality between the stories.[26]
Leeds Mercury
specially praised the characterisation of Holmes, “with all his picayune foibles”,[24]
while in contrast the
Cheltenham Looker-On
described Holmes as “rather a bore sometimes”, noting that descriptions of his foibles “grows wearisome”.[27]
The correspondent for
Hampshire Telegraph
lamented the fact that Doyle’south more thoughtful writing, such as
Micah Clarke, was not so pop as the Holmes stories, terminal that an author “who wishes to make literature pay must write what his readers want”.[28]



Sherlock Holmes has been adjusted numerous times for both films and plays, and the character has been played by over 70 different actors in more than 200 films.[29]
A number of film and telly series have borne the title “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, but some of these are either original stories,[30]
combinations of a number of Doyle’southward stories, or in one case, an adaptation of
The Sign of the Iv.[31]

Irene Adler, who is in the offset curt story, “A Scandal in Bohemia”, is prominent in many modern adaptations, despite just appearing in 1 story.[32]
Often in modern adaptations, she is portrayed as a beloved interest for Holmes, every bit in Robert Doherty’s
and the BBC’due south
fifty-fifty though in the story itself, the narration claims: “Information technology was not that he felt any emotion alike to dearest for Irene Adler.”[32]
In his
Sherlock Holmes Handbook, Christopher Redmond notes “the Canon provides little footing for either sentimental or prurient speculation almost a Holmes-Adler connectedness.”[34]

Multiple series have featured adaptations of all or near all of the stories in this collection, including the 1921–1923 Stoll motion-picture show series (all except “The Five Orangish Pips”),[35]
the radio series
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
the 1939–1950 radio serial
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
(all except “The Beryl Coronet”),[37]
and the BBC Sherlock Holmes 1952–1969 radio series. Many of the stories from the drove were included as episodes in the Granada Television serial
Sherlock Holmes
which ran from 1984 until 1994.[38]
The stories in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
were dramatised for BBC Radio 4 in 1990–1991 as part of the BBC Sherlock Holmes 1989–1998 radio serial,[39]
and were adjusted as episodes of the radio series
The Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The stories within the collection have also been adapted for many other productions.



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    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 30.

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    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. xxxii.

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    Drake, David (2009). “Crime Fiction at the Time of the Exhibition: the Case of Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin”
    Synergies Royaume-Uni et Irlande. Gerflint (2): 114. ISSN 1961-9464. Retrieved
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    Borges, Andre (6 January 2014). “12 best Sherlock Holmes stories paw-picked past creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”.
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  9. ^

    “Moscow honours legendary Holmes”.
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    half-dozen June

  10. ^

    “Sherlock Holmes is back in Russia”.
    The Bend Bulletin. Bend, Oregon: Robert William Sawyer. 27 December 1940. p. 3. Retrieved
    6 June

  11. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 138.

  12. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 5.

  13. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 41.

  14. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 74.

  15. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 101.

  16. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 133.

  17. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 159.

  18. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 197.

  19. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 227.

  20. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 264.

  21. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 291.

  22. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 319.

  23. ^

    Doyle, Klinger (2005), p. 351.
  24. ^



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    Leeds Mercury. 21 November 1892. p. 8. Retrieved
    9 June

    – via British Newspaper Archive.

  25. ^

    “Local Intelligence”.
    Hull Daily Post. xiv July 1891. p. iii. Retrieved
    9 June

    – via British Newspaper Archive.

  26. ^

    Belfast News Letter of the alphabet. 17 Baronial 1892. p. seven. Retrieved
    nine June

    – via British Newspaper Annal.

  27. ^

    “Literary Gossip”.
    Cheltenham Looker-On. 3 December 1892. p. 17. Retrieved
    9 June

    – via British Paper Archive.

  28. ^

    “Literary Notes and News”.
    Hampshire Telegraph. iii Dec 1892. p. ii. Retrieved
    ix June

    – via British Newspaper Archive.

  29. ^

    Play a joke on, Chloe (xv December 2009). “Sherlock Holmes: pipe dreams”.
    The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved
    8 June

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    “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)”. British Film Found. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved
    8 June

  31. ^

    “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)”. British Motion picture Institute. Archived from the original on 9 Baronial 2012. Retrieved
    8 June

  32. ^



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    Sherlock Holmes FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the World’south Greatest Private Detective
    (ebook). Milwaukee: Applause Theatre and Cinema Books. pp. 83–85. ISBN978-1-4803-3149-5.

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    Howell, Anna (19 April 2013). “Sherlock Spoilers: Lara Pulver says she has no dubiety that Irene Adler will be dorsum!”. Unreality Tv. Archived from the original on ten June 2015. Retrieved
    8 June

  34. ^

    Redmond, Christopher (2009).
    Sherlock Holmes Handbook: 2d Edition. Dundurn Press. p. 53. ISBN9781459718982.

  35. ^

    Barnes, Alan (2011).
    Sherlock Holmes on Screen. Titan Books. pp. thirteen–14, 64–66, 104–105. ISBN9780857687760.

  36. ^

    Dickerson, Ian (2020).
    Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 49. ISBN978-1629335087.

  37. ^

    Dickerson, Ian (2020).
    Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. pp. 87, 89, 95–96, 103, 186. ISBN978-1629335087.

  38. ^

    “Jeremy Brett”. British Pic Institute. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved
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  39. ^

    Bert Coules. “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”.
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    Wright, Stewart (thirty Apr 2019). “The Archetype Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Broadcast Log”
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  • Doyle, Arthur Conan (2005). Klinger, Leslie (ed.).
    The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. Book I. New York: W.Westward. Norton. ISBN0-393-05916-2. OCLC 57490922.

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