From the foggy street of Victorian London to the deepest countryside, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson embark on eight thrilling mysteries. In some of his best-known cases, including 'The Speckled Band' and 'The Reigate Puzzle', the world's most famous private detective uses his unique powers to unravel the most complex of crimes . . .
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Edinburgh where he qualified as a doctor, but it was his writing which brought him fame, with the creation of Sherlock Holmes, the first scientific detective. He was also a convert to spiritualism and a social reformer who used his investigative skills to prove the innocence of individuals.