This volume one consists of 6 short stories taken from the book. In The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone, Holmes uses a decoy to retrieve a lost precious gem. The Problem of Thor Bridge is about the truth behind a woman’s death on Thor Bridge. The Adventure of the Creeping Man tells the story of Holmes unraveling the cause of a professor’s strange behaviors. In The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire, Holmes receives two unexpected letters which make reference to vampires. The Adventure of the Three Garridebs is about a man looking for other men with his unusual surname. The Adventure of the Illustrious Client tells how Holmes stops a marriage between a girl and a roguish, sadistic man.
About the Author:
Arthur Conan Doyle was born on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Doyle first published the book The Mystery of Sasassa Valley in 1879 as a medical student. Till 1887, A Study in Scarlet introduced people to later world-renowned fictional characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson.