Category: Canon

The Canon refers to the set of 60 original stories (56 short stories, 4 novels) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

BESIDE IT SAT THE DEAD MAN, LEANING BACK IN HIS CHAIR. 0

The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot

In recording from time to time some of the curious experiences and interesting recollections which I associate with my long and intimate friendship with Mr. Sherlock Holmes, I have continually been faced by difficulties...

HE SPENT HIS DAY UPON A LOUNGE-CHAIR ON THE VERANDA. 0

The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax

“But why Turkish?” asked Mr. Sherlock Holmes, gazing fixedly at my boots. I was reclining in a cane-backed chair at the moment, and my protruded feet had attracted his ever-active attention. “English,” I answered...

I HEARD THE SHARP SNAP OF A TWISTED KEY. 0

The Adventure of the Dying Detective

Mrs. Hudson, the landlady of Sherlock Holmes, was a long-suffering woman. Not only was her first-floor flat invaded at all hours by throngs of singular and often undesirable characters but her remarkable lodger showed...

“DEAR ME, WATSON,” SAID HOLMES, STARING WITH GREAT CURIOSITY AT THE SLIPS OF FOOLSCAP. 0

The Adventure of the Red Circle

PART I “Well, Mrs. Warren, I cannot see that you have any particular cause for uneasiness, nor do I understand why I, whose time is of some value, should interfere in the matter. I...

I FELL INTO A BROWN STUDY. 0

The Adventure of the Cardboard Box

In choosing a few typical cases which illustrate the remarkable mental qualities of my friend, Sherlock Holmes, I have endeavoured, as far as possible, to select those which presented the minimum of sensationalism, while...