Welcome to the Masters of Prose book series, a selection of the best works by noteworthy authors.Literary critic August Nemo selects the most important writings of each author. A selection based on the author's novels, short stories, letters, essays and biographical texts. Thus providing the reader with an overview of the author's life and work.This edition is dedicated to the British writer Arthur Conan Doyle, a writer and medical doctor. He created the character Sherlock Holmes in 1887 when he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels and more than fifty short stories about Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. Doyle was a prolific writer; other than Holmes stories, his works include fantasy and science fiction stories about Professor Challenger and humorous stories about the Napoleonic soldier Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.This book contains the following writings:Novels: The Hound of the Baskervilles; Study In Scarlet; The Lost World; Rodney Stone; A Scandal In Bohemia; The Sign of the Four.Short Stories: The Five Orange Pips; The Disintegration Machine; When the World Screamed; The Great Keinplatz Experiment; The Horror of the Heights; The Ring of Thoth; The Brazilian Cat.Biographical: Memories and Adventures, an autobiography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!