"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. These are the first of the Sherlock Holmes short stories, originally published as single stories in the Strand Magazine.
The fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes are considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
Sherlock Holmes is a London-based "consulting detective" whose abilities border on the fantastic. Holmes is famous for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to adopt almost any disguise, and his use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases.