Complete Tales of Terror and Mystery Anthologies of Arthur Conan Doyle (8 in 1) by Arthur Conan Doyle

Complete Tales of Terror and Mystery Anthologies of Arthur Conan Doyle (8 in 1)

byArthur Conan Doyle

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was an author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.

Table of Contents
The Last Galley
Tales of Terror and Mystery
Danger! and Other Stories
The Adventures of Gerard
The Green Flag
The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard
Round the Red Lamp
The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales

Danger! and Other Stories
The title story of this volume was written about eighteen months before the outbreak of the war, and was intended to direct public attention to the great danger which threatened this country. It is a matter of history how fully this warning has been justified and how, even down to the smallest details, the prediction has been fulfilled.

The Adventures of Gerard
I hope that some readers may possibly be interested in these little tales of the Napoleonic soldiers to the extent of following them up to the springs from which they flow. The age was rich in military material, some of it the most human and the most picturesque that I have ever read.

The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard
Etienne Gerard, Hussar in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars, is vain - he is utterly convinced he is the bravest soldier, the greatest swordsman, the most accomplished horseman, and the most gallant lover in all France. He is not entirely wrong, but his self-satisfaction and obsession with honour and glory undercut his brave acts again and again, providing a delightful satire of the stereotypical English view of the French, along with Gerard's baffled view of English manners and attitudes.

Round the Red Lamp
"A strikingly realistic and decidedly original contribution to modern literature."--Boston Saturday Evening Gazette.

Title:Complete Tales of Terror and Mystery Anthologies of Arthur Conan Doyle (8 in 1)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 30, 2013Publisher:AKE PublishingLanguage:English

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