There is a reason he’s called the World’s Greatest Detective. Discover the incredible history behind crime fiction’s most iconic character of all time, and find out why the world can’t get enough of his genius. Inspired by his brilliant lecturer Joseph Bell, Arthur Conan Doyle first wrote about the famous Holmes and Watson for Strand Magazine in 1887, and the rest is history. Read about the lives of both author and character, and discover their lasting legacy. If that wasn’t enough, you can read the original stories from The Return of Sherlock Holmes, supported by case files, including maps and letters. Featuring: The story of Sherlock Holmes - How did the iconic detective come to life on the pages of Strand Magazine? Who was Arthur Conan Doyle? - Discover the mind behind the masterpiece and read all about Conan Doyle’s life. Crime fiction and Sherlock’s legacy - What is the lasting effect of Sherlock in the world of fiction and pop culture? Case files - Read the original Sherlock Holmes stories as told by Dr John Watson, supported by brand new maps, letters, clippings and other case files.