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The Best of Sherlock Holmes
It isn't easy to determine "what's best," but these lists represent some of the most comprehensive efforts ever made to identify these Sherlockian superlatives. The lists also include references to a variety of publications with more information on the topic.
Conan Doyle chose his Top 12 Holmes stories as part of a 1927 contest in the Strand Magazine. Sherlockian scholars have selected the best stories on a number of occasions from 1944 to 1999.
Lists best choices for new Holmes fans and the top new 2016 items for long-time Sherlockians, including books, DVDs, and more.
Reviews of the best Holmes books and DVDs released in 2015.
Links to all reviews starting with 2009.
Dr. Watson mentioned many cases in the original stories that were never published. Finally a 2003 poll identified the most interesting untold tales.
It's elementary that there are many excellent passages in the Holmes stories. These are most famous ones of all time.
While all of the Holmes stories are precious, some are especially significant sources of famous sayings.
Rathbone made 14 Holmes films, and this list identifies the best of them along with movie and DVD details.