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Sherlock Holmes is by far the most widely recognized detective character of all time, made famous by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which first appeared in the story A Study in Scarlet in the year 1887. Although many have speculated on the existence of a real Sherlock Holmes, rightly so, it turns out the inspiring imagination of the author was behind it all. Doyle based the storied character on an old teacher, Joseph Bell, M.D. (1837‐1911), who was renowned for his surgical and deductive reasoning skills. While Mr. Bell was a scholarly genius he was never employed as an official detective working cases, running down clues and living an adventurous life like that of the infamous Sherlock Holmes character. The character was also inspired in large part by Edgar Allan Poe's story Murders in the Rue Morgue, which is widely considered to be the first detective story - written in 1847. The story features C. Auguste Dupin, a man who solves mysteries through observation and deduction.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories featuring the Sherlock Holmes character. The novels include A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Valley of Fear. There are 5 short story collections widely available today - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, His Last Bow and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes. It should be noted that the stories included in these collections may vary depending on the publication.

According to Guinness World Records, Sherlock Holmes is the most portrayed detective of all-time. In recent years, the timeless character inspired the blockbuster movies Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows starring Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law; Sherlock the Masterpiece series on PBS starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman; and the CBS television series Elementary starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu. If you're a Sherlock fan - you'll be happy to know season 4 is premiering January 1, 2017 on PBS. For a sneak peak, check out the preview below:

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The hit Masterpiece series Sherlock on DVD

Sherlock Season 1 (television program) - starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Sherlock Season 2 (television program) - starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Sherlock Season 3 (television program) - starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Sherlock - The Abominable Bride (television program - Christmas special) - starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman
Sherlock - season four - starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman

Books about the hit television series Sherlock

Sherlock Chronicles - The Ultimate Behind the Scenes Look at the Hit Series Sherlock by Steve Tribe Investigating Sherlock - The Unofficial Guide by Nikki Stafford
The popular CBS television series Elementary on DVD
Elementary - first season of the CBS television series starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu Elementary - second season of the CBS television series starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu Elementary - third season of the CBS television series starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu Elementary - fourth season of the CBS television series starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu
Elementary : The Fifth Season starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu

Movies based on and/or inspired by the Sherlock Holmes stories

The Sherlock Holmes feature film collection (Granada and WGBH) - starring Jeremy Brett A Study in Scarlet - 1933 movie starring Reginald Owen Mr. Holmes - 2015 movie starring Ian McKellen and directed by Bill Condon Without a Clue - 1988 movie starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley
Young Sherlock Holmes - 1985 movie directed by Barry Levingson
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon - 1942 movie starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Dressed to Kill - 1946 movie starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce The Woman in Green - 1945 movie starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Terror by Night - 1946 movie starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce
The Hound of the Baskervilles - 1959 movie starring Peter Cushing, Andre Morrell and Christopher Lee; directed by Terence Fisher
Sherlock Holmes - 2009 movie starring Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, directed by Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows - 2011 movie starring Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, directed by Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes and the Shadow Watchers - 2011 movie directed by Anthony D.P. Mann Sherlock Holmes - 2010 movie starring Ben Snyder and Gareth David Lloyd, directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg
Sherlock : A Case of Evil - 2002 movie directed by Graham Theakston

Learn More About the Sherlock Holmes character

The Sherlock Holmes Book - Big Ideas Simply Explained (DK Publishing) Sherlock Holmes for Dummies by Steven Doyle and David A. Crowder The Great Detective - The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes by Zach Dundas The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes - documentary [Digital Video - hoopla
From Holmes to Sherlock : the story of the men and women who created an icon / Mattias Bostrom ; translated by Michael Gallagher

Sherlock Holmes Novels and Short Stories in Print

The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes (volumes 1 and 2, the short stories) by Sir Arthur Conan DoyleThe New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: Volumes 1 & 2 (the short stories) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Vol. 1 | Vol. 2

This monumental edition promises to be the most important new contribution to Sherlock Holmes literature since William Baring-Gould's 1967 classic work. In this boxed set, Leslie Klinger, a leading world authority, reassembles Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 classic short stories in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions. Inside, readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; art lovers will thrill to the 800-plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the timeless genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation of readers.
The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes (volume 3, the novels) by Sir Arthur Conan DoyleThe New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: Volume 3 (the novels) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The publication of Leslie S. Klinger's brilliant new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's four classic Holmes novels in 2005 created a Holmes sensation. Klinger reassembles Doyle's four seminal novels in their original order, with over 1,000 notes, 350 illustrations and period photographs, and tantalizing new Sherlockian theories. Inside, readers will find:

A Study in Scarlet (1887)—a tale of murder and revenge that tells of Holmes and Dr. Watson's first meeting.
The Sign of Four (1889)—a chilling tale of lost treasure...and of how Watson met his wife.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901)—hailed as the greatest mystery novel of all time.
The Valley of Fear (1914)—a fresh murder scene that leads Holmes to solve a long-forgotten mystery.

Whether as a stand-alone volume or as a companion to the short stories, this classic work illuminates the timeless genius of Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation.

Sherlock Holmes Novels (eAudiobooks)

A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook) The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook) The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook)

Sherlock Holmes Short Story Collections (eAudiobooks)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - eAudiobook
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook) The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook)
His Last Bow by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook) The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes - Volume 1 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (eAudiobook) The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes - Volume 2 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Novels and Short Stories Inspired by Sherlock Holmes (Books)

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes canon edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger The Mammoth book of Sherlock Holmes abroad edited by Simon Clark Art in the Blood - a Sherlock Holmes adventure by Bonnie Macbird
Mycroft Holmes : a novel / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro [Teen Fiction] Knife Edge by Andrew Lane - Sherlock Holmes The Legend Begins, Book 6 [Teen Fiction] Mind Games by Heather W. Petty - Lock & Mori, Book 2 [Teen Fiction] A Study in Sable by Mercedes Lackey
Who Thinks Evil : A Moriarty Mystery, book 5 by Michael Kurland

Novels and Short Stories Inspired by Sherlock Holmes (eBooks)

The Baker Street Jurors by Michael Robertson [eBook] The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons [eBook] Further Encounters of Sherlock Holmes: Brand-New Tales of the Great Detective edited by George Mann [eBook] The Murder of Mary Russell: a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R. King [eBook]
A Study in Treason The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mystery Series, Book 2 by Leonard Goldberg
The Secret Notebooks of Sherlock Holmes by June Thomson [eBook] A Study In Scarlet Women - Lady Sherlock Series, Book 1 by Sherry Thomas [eBook] Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz [eBook] The Execution of Sherlock Holmes and Other New Adventures of the Great Detective by Donald Thomas
My Sherlock Holmes : Untold Stories of the Great Detective - Michael Kurland, editor

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