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  1. Sherlock Holmes Collection: The Complete Stories and Novels (Xist Classics)
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  2. Sherlock Holmes Collection: The Complete Stories and Novels (Xist Classics)

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Binding
Kindle Edition
EISBN
9781681958071
Format
Kindle eBook
IsAdultProduct
Label
Xist Classics
Manufacturer
Xist Classics
PublicationDate
2015-11-20
Publisher
Xist Classics
ReleaseDate
2015-11-20
Studio
Xist Classics
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

My star rating refers to this collection, not the stories themselves, which are classics. This is a collection of most--not all--of the Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. It only includes two of the twelve final stories in The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, a book that is not currently in the public domain (and thus won't appear in any free collections). You're better off paying 0.99 for one of the complete collections available for Kindle. Just make sure it has the entire Casebook of Sherlock Holmes. One star for false advertising.
I love the stories of Sherlock Holmes, so the 3 stars is more of a comment on the e-reader version of the books, specifically the table of contents. It looks like the ToC is incomplete, as far as 'A Study in Scarlet' is concerned. Clicking on the links in the 'Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' takes you not to the story, but to the corresponding numbered chapter in 'The Sign of the Four'. The poor ToC layout and mislinked links make it hard to jump to a particular story without swiping through page after page after page.

Also, as other people have noted, there are no graphics. You really need to see them in some stories (such as the 'Adventure of the Dancing Men') to really appreciate the story.

Fix these two things, and I think it would be a 5-star product.
I have always loved Sherlock Holmes so when I saw this collection for Kindle I had to get it. The one complaint I have is that all the graphics are missing, for example in the story of The Dancing Men the pictures of the notes with te dancing men are replaced with the word "graphic". Now I know the story from other sources but the pictures are important.
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