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A comprehensive Conan Doyle bibliography, which includes numerous works other than the Holmes stories, can be found on many of the the Holmes Web sites. Below is a bibliography of Conan Doyle's Holmes stories and related topics.

Sherlock Holmes Novels
A Study in Scarlet (1887)
The Sign of Four (1890)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)
The Valley of Fear (1915)

Sherlock Holmes Short Story Collections
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)
A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Blue Carbuncle, The Speckled Band, The Engineer's Thumb, The Noble Bachelor, The Beryl Coronet, The Copper Beeches

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894)
Silver Blaze, The Yellow Face, The Stock-broker's Clerk, The 'Gloria Scot,' The Musgrave Ritual, The Reigate Squires, The Crooked Man, The Resident Patient, The Greek Interpreter, The Naval Treaty, The Final Problem

The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1905)
The Empty House, The Norwood Builder, The Dancing Men, The Solitary Cyclist, The Priory School, Black Peter, Charles Augustus Milverton, The Six Napoleons, The Three Students, The Golden Pince-Nez, The Missing Three-Quarter, The Abbey Grange, The Second Stain

His Last Bow (1917)
Wisteria Lodge, The Cardboard Box, The Red Circle, The Bruce-Partington Plans, The Dying Detective, Lady Frances Carfax, The Devil's Foot, His Last Bow

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927)
The Illustrious Client, The Blanched Soldier, The Mazarin Stone, The Three Gables, The Sussex Vampire, The Three Garridebs, Thor Bridge, The Creeping Man, The Lion's Mane, The Veiled Lodger, Shoscombe Old Place, The Retired Colourman

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes
Booth, Martin. The Doctor and the Dectective: A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: St. Martin's, 1997.
Bunson, Matthew E. Encyclopedia Sherlockiana. New York: Macmillan, 1994.
Carr, John Dickson. The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: HarperCollins, 1949.
Keating, H. R. F. Sherlock Holmes, The Man and His World. New York: Scribner's, 1979.
Jann, Rosemary. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Detecting Social Order. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995.
Riley, Dick, and Pam McAllister. The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Sherlock Holmes. New York: Continuum. 1999.
Stashower, Daniel. Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Holt, 1999.

The Mystery and Detective Genre
Bloom, Harold, ed. Classic Mystery Writers. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.
Keating, H. R. F. Whodunit: A Guide to Crime, Suspense, and Spy Fiction. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1982.
Ousby, Ian. Bloodhounds of Heaven: The Detective in English Fiction from Godwin to Doyle. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1976.
Ousby, Ian. Guilty Parties: A Mystery Lover's Companion. New York: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1997.
Panek, LeRoy L. An Introduction to the Detective Story. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1987.
Symons, Julian. Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel. New York: Penguin Books, 1992.
Winn, Dilys. Murder Ink: The Mystery Reader's Companion. New York: Workman, 1977.

Web Sites

Masterpiece Theatre Online
Check out Masterpiece Theatre Online for complete background information about the film, including who's who in the cast. You'll also find a biography of Arthur Conan Doyle, background information on the moors of England, and an exercise in mystery deduction.

Sherlock Holmes
This is the official Web site for the Holmes museum at 221b Baker Street, where an apartment has been created that reßects the great detective's home as described in the stories. The site features the text of all the Holmes stories, as well as a newspaper called "The Baker Street Times" that excerpts original news stories from the London papers of Holmes's day. It also has a list of famous Holmes quotes; puzzles to solve; and a page called "Write A New Sherlock Holmes story" which allows writers to read the beginning of a story and add their own words, then see them appear on the site.

This is a comprehensive compilation of materials related to Sherlock Holmes. Beyond information about Conan Doyle, Holmes, Watson, and the Holmes stories, there are also links to the London of Sherlock Holmes; comic strips featuring sleuths; a Holmes filmography; societies, events, and products related to the Great Detective; and sample pastiches and parodies of the stories.

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London
The home of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London, this site gives information about international Sherlock Holmes societies and museums, as well as many Holmes-related links.

Mystery and Detective Fiction

221b Baker
Offers e-text to over 40 original stories from the Conan Doyle canon, as well as illustrations by Sidney Paget, a discussion board, and other links. the Online Mystery Network
This site is a general reference for mystery and detective stories. It is also a source of games, with several different "solvable mysteries" posted each month. Mysterynet contains a mystery timeline, information on famous mystery writers, lists of the best television and movie mysteries, and many other useful links.

The Mysterious Home Page
The Mysterious Homepage lists links to mystery authors, publishers, awards, events, organizations, booksellers, games, newsgroups, and magazines.


Dartmoor National Park Authority and Dartmoor Tourist Association
The first site is the official homepage of Dartmoor National Park Authority; the second is the site of the Dartmoor Tourist Association. Both contain photographs and factual information about the landscape and history of Dartmoor.

Victorian England

The Victorian Web
Known as the Victorian Web, this is a good starting point for finding information about Holmes's era. It contains brief information and links to articles and literature of the period under the headings religion, science, philosophy, technology, social history, gender matters and others.

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