What are the best Sherlock Holmes stories?

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    #1A Study in Scarlet

    A Study in Scarlet

    "A Study in Scarlet" published in 1886, is the first novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle where he presents the legendary Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, who would become the most famous mystery duo of World's literature.

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    Christina Weber
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "If you really are into Sherlock Holmes stories, then this story is one that you really need to be aware of. Everything started here and it's quite essential for you to appreciate the rest of the stories created by Doyle. So glad that I have read this on Kindle"
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    #2The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes)

    The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes)

    The Sign of Four is a classic mystery novel by acclaimed British author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. First published in 1890, it is the second novel starring the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.

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    Cindy Lu
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Everything about the The Sign of Four is amazing. How the story tells a story about the relationship between Sherlock and Dr. Watson is amazing. A must read for Sherlock Holmes fans"
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    #3Dust and Shadow

    Dust and Shadow

    Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche fiction written by Lyndsay Faye. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2009 by Simon & Schuster.

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    Kathy Hill
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "It is as interesting as those books written by Arthur Conan Doyle. The thrill is really good in this read even though it's a little long of a book for a Sherlock Holmes book i think. I enjoyed it though"
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    #4The Seventh Bullet (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

    The Seventh Bullet (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)
    The Seventh Bullet is a mystery novel by Daniel D. Victor, part of the Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series. This pastiche features the American novelist David Graham Phillips, who gets assassinated in the countryside.
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    Micky Yu
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Been reading Sherlock Holmes books for a long time and I should say this is one of the more unique stories out there"
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    #5The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories of the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These stories were originally published as serialized single stories in The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. 

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    Debra Fisher
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "What a book. Downloaded it and now i'm about to finish "A Scandal in Bohemia” is an essential read for this book. "
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    #6The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a classic mystery fiction and the fourth book in Sherlock Holmes series written by Arthur Conan Doyle. It is first published in 1894. 

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    Lilia Velasco
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "This book really made me appreciate Sherlock Holmes more and more. Great stories"
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    #7The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and stars Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes and Andre Morell as Watson based on the novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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    Angela Huang
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "This book is easily on the top of Sherlock Holmes stories. Interesting and mysterious, long but not boring"
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    #8The Beekeeper's Apprentice

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche fiction written by Laurie R. King as the first book in the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2002 by Bantam.

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    Kelly Nichols
    Written on February 18, 2019
    "Had this in high school. Amazing Sherlock Holmes read for hardcore mystery fans"

Summary

Best What are the best Sherlock Holmes stories
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1A Study in ScarletBooks 19 Paid
2The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes)Books 14 Paid
3Dust and ShadowBooks 7 Paid
4The Seventh Bullet (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)Books 3 Paid
5The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesBooks 2 Paid
6The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Books 2 Paid
7The Hound of the BaskervillesMovies 1 Paid
8The Beekeeper's ApprenticeBooks 1 Paid
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