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Title: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of Arthur Conan Doyle
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WORKS OF

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE



CONTENTS


##  ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

##  THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

##  THE LOST WORLD

##  A STUDY IN SCARLET

##  MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

##  THE SIGN OF THE FOUR

##  THE ADVENTURE OF WISTERIA LODGE

THE ADVENTURE OF THE CARDBOARD BOX

THE ADVENTURE OF THE RED CIRCLE

THE ADVENTURE OF THE BRUCE-PARTINGTON PLANS

ADVENTURE OF THE DYING DETECTIVE

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF LADY FRANCES CARFAX

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL'S FOOT

##  THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

##  THE VALLEY OF FEAR

HIS LAST BOW



##  THE POISON BELT

##  THE STARK MUNRO LETTERS

##  THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLE-STAR

THE PARASITE

##  BEYOND THE CITY

##  'ROUND THE RED LAMP

##  THE VITAL MESSAGE

##  TALES OF TERROR AND MYSTERY

##  THE WHITE COMPANY

##  THE NEW REVELATION

##  THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARD

##  THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD

##  SIR NIGEL

##  THE GREAT BOER WAR

##  SONGS OF ACTION

##  RODNEY STONE

##  A DUET

##  THE MYSTERY OF CLOOMBER

##  THE DOINGS OF RAFFLES HAW

##  THE LAST GALLEY

##  MICAH CLARKE

##  A VISIT TO THREE FRONTS

##  THE GREEN FLAG

##  UNCLE BERNAC

##  THE REFUGEES

##  THE GREAT SHADOW

##  THE FIRM OF GIRDLESTONE

##  A DESERT DRAMA

##  SONGS OF THE ROAD

DANGER! AND OTHER STORIES

MY FRIEND THE MURDERER

##  THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA

##  THE LAST OF THE LEGIONS

##  THE GREAT KEINPLATZ EXPERIMENT AND OTHERS

##  THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEY

##  THE MAN FROM ARCHANGEL

##  THE CRIME OF THE CONGO

##  THE GUARDS CAME THROUGH

THE CROXLEY MASTER: TALE OF THE PRIZE RING

##  THE WANDERINGS OF A SPIRITUALIST

##  THE GULLY OF BLUEMANSDYKE

##  THE GERMAN WAR

##  COMING OF THE FAIRIES

##  'ROUND THE FIRE STORIES

THROUGH THE MAGIC DOOR

THE TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO

THE CABMAN'S STORY



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
PAGE
I. 	—A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA 	3
II. 	—THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE 	29
III. 	—A CASE OF IDENTITY 	56
IV. 	—THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY 	76
V. 	—THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS 	104
VI. 	—THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP 	126
VII. 	—THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE 	153
VIII. 	—THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND 	176
IX. 	—THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER'S THUMB 	205
X. 	—THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR 	229
XI. 	—THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET 	253
XII. 	—THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES 	280
ILLUSTRATIONS
"THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PEW HANDED IT UP TO HER" 	Frontispiece
"A MAN ENTERED" 	Facing p. 	8
"THE DOOR WAS SHUT AND LOCKED" 	? 	40
"ALL AFTERNOON HE SAT IN THE STALLS" 	? 	46
"SHERLOCK HOLMES WELCOMED HER" 	? 	60
"GLANCING ABOUT HIM LIKE A RAT IN A TRAP" 	? 	72
"THEY FOUND THE BODY" 	? 	80
"THE MAID SHOWED US THE BOOTS" 	? 	92
"'HOLMES,' I CRIED, 'YOU ARE TOO LATE'" 	? 	122
"AT THE FOOT OF THE STAIRS SHE MET THIS LASCAR SCOUNDREL" 	? 	134
"'HAVE MERCY!' HE SHRIEKED" 	? 	172
"'GOOD-BYE, AND BE BRAVE'" 	? 	196
"'NOT A WORD TO A SOUL'" 	? 	214
"'I WILL WISH YOU ALL A VERY GOOD NIGHT'" 	? 	250
"I CLAPPED A PISTOL TO HIS HEAD" 	? 	278
"'I AM SO DELIGHTED THAT YOU HAVE COME'" 	? 	292



THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.
By Arthur Conan Doyle.



CONTENTS
I. 	The Adventure of the Empty House.
II. 	The Adventure of the Norwood Builder.
III. 	The Adventure of the Dancing Men.
IV. 	The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist.
V. 	The Adventure of the Priory School.
VI. 	The Adventure of Black Peter.
VII. 	The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton.
VIII. 	The Adventure of the Six Napoleons.
IX. 	The Adventure of the Three Students.
X. 	The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez.
XI. 	The Adventure of th Missing Three-Quarter.
XII. 	The Adventure of the Abbey Grange.
XIII. 	The Adventure of the Second Stain.



THE LOST WORLD
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I.   	"THERE ARE HEROISMS ALL ROUND US"
II.   	"TRY YOUR LUCK WITH PROFESSOR CHALLENGER"
III.   	"HE IS A PERFECTLY IMPOSSIBLE PERSON"
IV.   	"IT'S JUST THE VERY BIGGEST THING IN THE WORLD"
V.   	"QUESTION!"
VI.   	"I WAS THE FLAIL OF THE LORD"
VII.   	"TO-MORROW WE DISAPPEAR INTO THE UNKNOWN"
VIII.   	"THE OUTLYING PICKETS OF THE NEW WORLD"
IX.   	"WHO COULD HAVE FORESEEN IT?"
X.   	"THE MOST WONDERFUL THINGS HAVE HAPPENED"
XI.   	"FOR ONCE I WAS THE HERO"
XII.   	"IT WAS DREADFUL IN THE FOREST"
XIII.   	"A SIGHT I SHALL NEVER FORGET"
XIV.   	"THOSE WERE THE REAL CONQUESTS"
XV.   	"OUR EYES HAVE SEEN GREAT WONDERS"
XVI.   	"A PROCESSION! A PROCESSION!"



A STUDY IN SCARLET.
By A. Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
	A STUDY IN SCARLET
PART I
CHAPTER I 	MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
CHAPTER II 	THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
CHAPTER III 	THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
CHAPTER IV 	WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
CHAPTER V 	OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR.
CHAPTER VI 	TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
CHAPTER VII 	LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
PART II 	THE COUNTRY OF THE SAINTS
CHAPTER I 	ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
CHAPTER II 	THE FLOWER OF UTAH
CHAPTER III 	JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
CHAPTER IV 	A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
CHAPTER V 	THE AVENGING ANGELS
CHAPTER VI 	A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN WATSON, M.D
CHAPTER VII 	THE CONCLUSION
	ORIGINAL TRANSCRIBER’S NOTES:



MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
Adventure I. 	Silver Blaze
Adventure II. 	The Yellow Face
Adventure III. 	The Stock-Broker's Clerk
Adventure IV. 	The “Gloria Scott”
Adventure V. 	The Musgrave Ritual
Adventure VI. 	The Reigate Puzzle
Adventure VII. 	The Crooked Man
Adventure VIII.    	The Resident Patient
Adventure IX. 	The Greek Interpreter
Adventure X. 	The Naval Treaty
Adventure XI. 	The Final Problem



THE SIGN OF THE FOUR
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
I   	The Science of Deduction
II   	The Statement of the Case
III   	In Quest of a Solution
IV   	The Story of the Bald-Headed Man
V   	The Tragedy of Pondicherry Lodge
VI   	Sherlock Holmes Gives a Demonstration
VII   	The Episode of the Barrel
VIII   	The Baker Street Irregulars
IX   	A Break in the Chain
X   	The End of the Islander
XI   	The Great Agra Treasure
XII   	The Strange Story of Jonathan Small



THE ADVENTURE OF WISTERIA LODGE
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
1. The Singular Experience of Mr. John Scott Eccles
2. The Tiger of San Pedro



THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
By A. Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
Chapter 1. 	Mr. Sherlock Holmes
Chapter 2. 	The Curse of the Baskervilles
Chapter 3. 	The Problem
Chapter 4. 	Sir Henry Baskerville
Chapter 5. 	Three Broken Threads
Chapter 6. 	Baskerville Hall
Chapter 7. 	The Stapletons of Merripit House
Chapter 8. 	First Report of Dr. Watson
Chapter 9. 	The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. Watson]
Chapter 10. 	Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
Chapter 11. 	The Man on the Tor
Chapter 12. 	Death on the Moor
Chapter 13. 	Fixing the Nets
Chapter 14. 	The Hound of the Baskervilles
Chapter 15.    	A Retrospection



THE VALLEY OF FEAR
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
PART 1 	The Tragedy of Birlstone
Chapter 1 	The Warning
Chapter 2 	Sherlock Holmes Discourses
Chapter 3 	The Tragedy of Birlstone
Chapter 4 	Darkness
Chapter 5 	The People of the Drama
Chapter 6 	A Dawning Light
Chapter 7 	The Solution
PART 2 	The Scowrers
Chapter 1 	The Man
Chapter 2 	The Bodymaster
Chapter 3 	Lodge 341, Vermissa
Chapter 4 	The Valley of Fear
Chapter 5 	The Darkest Hour
Chapter 6 	Danger
Chapter 7 	The Trapping of Birdy Edwards
Epilogue



THE POISON BELT
Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
Chapter
I   	THE BLURRING OF LINES
II   	THE TIDE OF DEATH
III   	SUBMERGED
IV   	A DIARY OF THE DYING
V   	THE DEAD WORLD
VI   	THE GREAT AWAKENING



THE STARK MUNRO LETTERS
By J. Stark Munro
CONTENTS
THE STARK MUNRO LETTERS.
I. HOME. 30th March, 1881.
II. HOME, 10th April, 1881.
III. HOME, 15th October, 1881.
IV. HOME, 1st December, 1881.
V. MERTON ON THE MOORS, 5th March, 1882.
VI. THE PARADE, BRADFIELD, 7th March, 1882.
VII. THE PARADE, BRADFIELD, 9th March, 1882.
VIII. THE PARADE, BRADFIELD, 6th April, 1882.
IX. THE PARADE, BRADFIELD, 23rd April, 1882.
X. CADOGAN TERRACE, BIRCHESPOOL, 21st May, 1882.
XI. OAKLEY VILLAS, BIRCHESPOOL, 29th May, 1882.
XII. OAKLEY VILLAS, BIRCHESPOOL, 5th June, 1882.
XIII. OAKLEY VILLAS, BIRCHESPOOL, 12th June, 1882.
XIV. OAKLEY VILLAS, BIRCHESPOOL, 15th January, 1883.
XV. OAKLEY VILLAS, BIRCHESPOOL, 3rd August, 1883.
XVI. OAKLEY VILLAS, BIRCHESPOOL, 4th November, 1884.



THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLESTAR
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
PREFACE
THE CAPTAIN OF THE “POLE-STAR.”
J. HABAKUK JEPHSON’S STATEMENT.
THE GREAT KEINPLATZ EXPERIMENT.
THE MAN FROM ARCHANGEL.
THAT LITTLE SQUARE BOX.
JOHN HUXFORD’S HIATUS.
CYPRIAN OVERBECK WELLS—A LITERARY MOSAIC.
JOHN BARRINGTON COWLES.
PART II.
ELIAS B. HOPKINS, THE PARSON OF JACKMAN’S GULCH.
THE RING OF THOTH.



BEYOND THE CITY
By Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. 	THE NEW-COMERS.
CHAPTER II. 	BREAKING THE ICE.
CHAPTER III. 	DWELLERS IN THE WILDERNESS.
CHAPTER IV. 	A SISTER'S SECRET.
CHAPTER V. 	A NAVAL CONQUEST.
CHAPTER VI. 	AN OLD STORY.
CHAPTER VII. 	VENIT TANDEM FELICITAS.
CHAPTER VIII. 	SHADOWS BEFORE.
CHAPTER IX. 	A FAMILY PLOT.
CHAPTER X. 	WOMEN OF THE FUTURE.
CHAPTER XI. 	A BLOT FROM THE BLUE.
CHAPTER XII. 	FRIENDS IN NEED.
CHAPTER XIII. 	IN STRANGE WATERS.
CHAPTER XIV. 	EASTWARD HO!
CHAPTER XV. 	STILL AMONG SHOALS.
CHAPTER XVI. 	A MIDNIGHT VISITOR.
CHAPTER XVII. 	IN PORT AT LAST.



ROUND THE RED LAMP
Being Facts And Fancies Of Medical Life
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS.
BEHIND THE TIMES
HIS FIRST OPERATION
A STRAGGLER OF '15
THE THIRD GENERATION
A FALSE START
THE CURSE OF EVE
SWEETHEARTS
A PHYSIOLOGIST'S WIFE
THE CASE OF LADY SANNOX
A QUESTION OF DIPLOMACY
A MEDICAL DOCUMENT
LOT NO. 249
THE LOS AMIGOS FIASCO
THE DOCTORS OF HOYLAND
THE SURGEON TALKS



THE VITAL MESSAGE
By Arthur Conan Doyle


CONTENTS
PREFACE
THE VITAL MESSAGE
CHAPTER I 	THE TWO NEEDFUL READJUSTMENTS
CHAPTER II 	THE DAWNING OF THE LIGHT
CHAPTER III 	THE GREAT ARGUMENT
CHAPTER IV 	THE COMING WORLD
CHAPTER V 	IS IT THE SECOND DAWN?
APPENDICES
A. 	DOCTOR GELEY'S EXPERIMENTS
B. 	A PARTICULAR INSTANCE
C. 	SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY
D. 	THE CLAIRVOYANCE OF MRS. B.
NOTES:



TALES OF TERROR AND MYSTERY
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
TALES OF TERROR
The Horror of the Heights
The Leather Funnel
The New Catacomb
The Case of Lady Sannox
The Terror of Blue John Gap
The Brazilian Cat


THE HORROR OF THE HEIGHTS
The Lost Special
The Beetle-Hunter
The Man with the Watches
The Japanned Box
The Black Doctor
The Jew's Breastplate



THE WHITE COMPANY
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. 	HOW THE BLACK SHEEP CAME FORTH FROM THE FOLD.
CHAPTER II. 	HOW ALLEYNE EDRICSON CAME OUT INTO THE WORLD.
CHAPTER III. 	HOW HORDLE JOHN COZENED THE FULLER OF LYMINGTON.
CHAPTER IV. 	HOW THE BAILIFF OF SOUTHAMPTON SLEW THE TWO MASTERLESS MEN.
CHAPTER V. 	HOW A STRANGE COMPANY GATHERED AT THE “PIED MERLIN.”
CHAPTER VI. 	HOW SAMKIN AYLWARD WAGERED HIS FEATHER-BED.
CHAPTER VII. 	HOW THE THREE COMRADES JOURNEYED THROUGH THE WOODLANDS.
CHAPTER VIII. 	THE THREE FRIENDS.
CHAPTER IX. 	HOW STRANGE THINGS BEFELL IN MINSTEAD WOOD.
CHAPTER X. 	HOW HORDLE JOHN FOUND A MAN WHOM HE MIGHT FOLLOW.
CHAPTER XI. 	HOW A YOUNG SHEPHERD HAD A PERILOUS FLOCK.
CHAPTER XII. 	HOW ALLEYNE LEARNED MORE THAN HE COULD TEACH.
CHAPTER XIII. 	HOW THE WHITE COMPANY SET FORTH TO THE WARS.
CHAPTER XIV. 	HOW SIR NIGEL SOUGHT FOR A WAYSIDE VENTURE.
CHAPTER XV. 	HOW THE YELLOW COG SAILED FORTH FROM LEPE.
CHAPTER XVI. 	HOW THE YELLOW COG FOUGHT THE TWO ROVER GALLEYS.
CHAPTER XVII. 	HOW THE YELLOW COG CROSSED THE BAR OF GIRONDE.
CHAPTER XVIII. 	HOW SIR NIGEL LORING PUT A PATCH UPON HIS EYE.
CHAPTER XIX. 	HOW THERE WAS STIR AT THE ABBEY OF ST. ANDREW'S.
CHAPTER XX. 	HOW ALLEYNE WON HIS PLACE IN AN HONORABLE GUILD.
CHAPTER XXI. 	HOW AGOSTINO PISANO RISKED HIS HEAD.
CHAPTER XXII. 	HOW THE BOWMEN HELD WASSAIL AT THE “ROSE DE GUIENNE.”
CHAPTER XXIII. 	HOW ENGLAND HELD THE LISTS AT BORDEAUX.
CHAPTER XXIV. 	HOW A CHAMPION CAME FORTH FROM THE EAST.
CHAPTER XXV. 	HOW SIR NIGEL WROTE TO TWYNHAM CASTLE.
CHAPTER XXVI. 	HOW THE THREE COMRADES GAINED A MIGHTY TREASURE
CHAPTER XXVII. 	HOW ROGER CLUB-FOOT WAS PASSED INTO PARADISE.
CHAPTER XXVIII. 	HOW THE COMRADES CAME OVER THE MARCHES OF FRANCE
CHAPTER XXIX. 	HOW THE BLESSED HOUR OF SIGHT CAME TO THE LADY TIPHAINE.
CHAPTER XXX. 	HOW THE BRUSHWOOD MEN CAME TO THE CHATEAU OF VILLEFRANCHE.
CHAPTER XXXI. 	HOW FIVE MEN HELD THE KEEP OF VILLEFRANCHE
CHAPTER XXXII. 	HOW THE COMPANY TOOK COUNSEL ROUND THE FALLEN TREE.
CHAPTER XXXIII. 	HOW THE ARMY MADE THE PASSAGE OF RONCESVALLES.
CHAPTER XXXIV. 	HOW THE COMPANY MADE SPORT IN THE VALE OF PAMPELUNA.
CHAPTER XXXV. 	HOW SIR NIGEL HAWKED AT AN EAGLE.
CHAPTER XXXVI. 	HOW SIR NIGEL TOOK THE PATCH FROM HIS EYE.
CHAPTER XXXVII. 	HOW THE WHITE COMPANY CAME TO BE DISBANDED.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. 	OF THE HOME-COMING TO HAMPSHIRE.



THE NEW REVELATION
Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I   	THE SEARCH
II   	THE REVELATION
III   	THE COMING LIFE
IV   	PROBLEMS AND LIMITATIONS


SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS
I   	THE NEXT PHASE OF LIFE
II   	AUTOMATIC WRITING
III   	THE CHERITON DUGOUT



THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARD
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
HOW THE BRIGADIER CAME TO THE CASTLE OF GLOOM
HOW THE BRIGADIER SLEW THE BROTHERS OF AJACCIO
HOW THE BRIGADIER HELD THE KING
HOW THE KING HELD THE BRIGADIER
HOW THE BRIGADIER TOOK THE FIELD AGAINST THE MARSHAL MILLEFLEURS
HOW THE BRIGADIER PLAYED FOR A KINGDOM
HOW THE BRIGADIER WON HIS MEDAL
HOW THE BRIGADIER WAS TEMPTED BY THE DEVIL



THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
PREFACE
I 	How Brigadier Gerard Lost His Ear
II 	How the Brigadier Captured Saragossa
III 	How the Brigadier Slew the Fox [*]
IV 	How the Brigadier Saved the Army
V 	How the Brigadier Triumphed in England
VI 	How the Brigadier Rode to Minsk
VII 	How the Brigadier Bore Himself at Waterloo
VIII 	The Last Adventure of the Brigadier



SIR NIGEL
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
	INTRODUCTION
I 	  THE HOUSE OF LORING
II 	  HOW THE DEVIL CAME TO WAVERLEY
III 	  THE YELLOW HORSE OF CROOKSBURY
IV 	  HOW THE SUMMONER CAME TO THE MANOR HOUSE OF TILFORD
VI 	  IN WHICH LADY ERMYNTRUDE OPENS THE IRON COFFER
VII 	  HOW NIGEL WENT MARKETING TO GUILDFORD
VIII 	  HOW THE KING HAWKED ON CROOKSBURY HEATH
IX 	  HOW NIGEL HELD THE BRIDGE AT TILFORD
X 	  HOW THE KING GREETED HIS SENESCHAL OF CALAIS
XI 	  IN THE HALL OF THE KNIGHT OF DUPLIN
XII 	  HOW NIGEL FOUGHT THE TWISTED MAN OF SHALFORD
XIII 	  HOW THE COMRADES JOURNEYED DOWN THE OLD, OLD ROAD
XIV 	  HOW NIGEL CHASED THE RED FERRET
XV 	  HOW THE RED FERRET CAME TO COSFORD
XVI 	  HOW THE KING'S COURT FEASTED IN CALAIS CASTLE
XVII 	  THE SPANIARDS ON THE SEA
XVIII 	  HOW BLACK SIMON CLAIMED FORFEIT FROM THE KING OF SARK
XIX 	  HOW A SQUIRE OF ENGLAND MET A SQUIRE OF FRANCE
XX 	  HOW THE ENGLISH ATTEMPTED THE CASTLE OF LA BROHINIERE
XXI 	  HOW THE SECOND MESSENGER WENT TO COSFORD
XXII 	  HOW ROBERT OF BEAUMANOIR CAME TO PLOERMEL
XXIII 	    HOW THIRTY OF JOSSELIN ENCOUNTERED THIRTY OF PLOERMEL
XXIV 	  HOW NIGEL WAS CALLED TO HIS MASTER
XXV 	  HOW THE KING OF FRANCE HELD COUNSEL AT MAUPERTUIS
XXVI 	  HOW NIGEL FOUND HIS THIRD DEED
XXVII 	  HOW THE THIRD MESSENGER CAME TO COSFORD



THE GREAT BOER WAR
By Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
	PREFACE TO THE FINAL EDITION.
CHAPTER 1. 	THE BOER NATIONS.
CHAPTER 2. 	THE CAUSE OF QUARREL.
CHAPTER 3. 	THE NEGOTIATIONS.
CHAPTER 4. 	THE EVE OF WAR.
CHAPTER 5. 	TALANA HILL.
CHAPTER 6. 	ELANDSLAAGTE AND RIETFONTEIN.
CHAPTER 7. 	THE BATTLE OF LADYSMITH.
CHAPTER 8. 	LORD METHUEN'S ADVANCE.
CHAPTER 9. 	BATTLE OF MAGERSFONTEIN.
CHAPTER 10. 	THE BATTLE OF STORMBERG.
CHAPTER 11. 	BATTLE OF COLENSO.
CHAPTER 12. 	THE DARK HOUR.
CHAPTER 13. 	THE SIEGE OF LADYSMITH.
CHAPTER 14. 	THE COLESBERG OPERATIONS.
CHAPTER 15. 	SPION KOP.
CHAPTER 16. 	VAALKRANZ.
CHAPTER 17. 	BULLER'S FINAL ADVANCE.
CHAPTER 18. 	THE SIEGE AND RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY.
CHAPTER 19. 	PAARDEBERG.
CHAPTER 20. 	ROBERTS'S ADVANCE ON BLOEMFONTEIN.
CHAPTER 21. 	STRATEGIC EFFECTS OF LORD ROBERTS'S MARCH.
CHAPTER 22. 	THE HALT AT BLOEMFONTEIN.
CHAPTER 23. 	THE CLEARING OF THE SOUTH-EAST.
CHAPTER 24. 	THE SIEGE OF MAFEKING.
CHAPTER 25. 	THE MARCH ON PRETORIA.
CHAPTER 26. 	DIAMOND HILL—RUNDLE'S OPERATIONS.
CHAPTER 27. 	THE LINES OF COMMUNICATION.
CHAPTER 28. 	THE HALT AT PRETORIA.
CHAPTER 29. 	THE ADVANCE TO KOMATIPOORT.
CHAPTER 30. 	THE CAMPAIGN OF DE WET.
CHAPTER 31. 	THE GUERILLA WARFARE IN THE TRANSVAAL: NOOITGEDACHT.
CHAPTER 32. 	THE SECOND INVASION OF CAPE COLONY.
CHAPTER 33. 	THE NORTHERN OPERATIONS FROM JANUARY TO APRIL, 1901.
CHAPTER 34. 	THE WINTER CAMPAIGN (APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1901).
CHAPTER 35. 	THE GUERILLA OPERATIONS IN CAPE COLONY.
CHAPTER 36. 	THE SPRING CAMPAIGN (SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER, 1901).
CHAPTER 37. 	THE CAMPAIGN OF JANUARY TO APRIL, 1902.
CHAPTER 38. 	DE LA REY'S CAMPAIGN OF 1902.
CHAPTER 39. 	THE END.



SONGS OF ACTION
By A. Conan Doyle



CONTENTS

The Song of the Bow


1

Cremona


4

The Storming Party


13

The Frontier Line


18

Corporal Dick’s Promotion


21

A Forgotten Tale


28

Pennarby Mine


31

A Rover Chanty


35

A Ballad of the Ranks


40

A Lay of the Links


46

The Dying Whip


49

Master


61

H.M.S. ‘Foudroyant’


63

The Farnshire Cup


67

The Groom’s Story


77

p. viiiWith the Chiddingfolds


88

A Hunting Morning


91

The Old Gray Fox


96

’Ware Holes


101

The Home-coming of the ‘Eurydice’


105

The Inner Room


109

The Irish Colonel


114

The Blind Archer


115

A Parable


118

A Tragedy


119

The Passing


121

The Franklin’s Maid


131

The Old Huntsman


133



RODNEY STONE
By A. Conan Doyle



CONTENTS.

CHAPTER



PAGE

I.


Friar’s Oak


1

II.


The Walker of Cliffe Royal


18

III.


The Play-actress of Anstey Cross


33

IV.


The Peace of Amiens


50

V.


Buck Tregellis


65

VI.


On the Threshold


86

VII.


The Hope of England


98

VIII.


The Brighton Road


121

IX.


Watier’s


136

X.


The Men of the Ring


153

XI.


The Fight in the Coach-house


179

XII.


The Coffee-room of Fladong’s


201

XIII.


Lord Nelson


221

XIV.


On the Road


234

XV.


Foul Play


253

XVI.


Crawley Downs


261

XVII.


The Ring-side


277

XVIII.


The Smith’s Last Battle


294

XIX.


Cliffe Royal


314

XX.


Lord Avon


326

XXI.


The Valet’s Story


340

XXII.


The End


355



A DUET, WITH AN OCCASIONAL CHORUS
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS



PAGE

The Overture


1

The Overture Continued


9

The Overture Concluded


24

The Two Solos


34

In Britain’s Valhalla


48

Two Solos and a Duet


71

Keeping up Appearances


88

The Home-Coming


100

Laying a Course


112

Confessions


128

Concerning Mrs. Beeton


146

Mr. Samuel Pepys


158

A Visit to Mr. Samuel Pepys


170

Trouble


185

A Rescue


204

The Browning Society


218

An Investment


236

A Thundercloud


251

Danger


269

No. 5 Cheyne Row


290

The Last Note of the Duet


311

The Trio


326



THE MYSTERY OF CLOOMBER
By Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I 	  THE HEGIRA OF THE WESTS FROM EDINBURGH
CHAPTER II 	  OF THE STRANGE MANNER IN WHICH A TENANT CAME TO CLOOMBER
CHAPTER III 	  OF OUR FURTHER ACQUAINTANCE WITH MAJOR-GENERAL J. B.HEATHERSTONE
CHAPTER IV 	  OF A YOUNG MAN WITH A GREY HEAD
CHAPTER V 	  HOW FOUR OF US CAME TO BE UNDER THE SHADOW OF CLOOMBER
CHAPTER VI 	  HOW I CAME TO BE ENLISTED AS ONE OF THE GARRISON OF CLOOMBER
CHAPTER VII 	  OF CORPORAL RUFUS SMITH AND HIS COMING TO CLOOMBER
CHAPTER VIII 	  STATEMENT OF ISRAEL STAKES
CHAPTER IX 	  NARRATIVE OF JOHN EASTERLING, F.R.C.P.EDIN
CHAPTER X 	  OF THE LETTER WHICH CAME FROM THE HALL
CHAPTER XI 	  OF THE CASTING AWAY OF THE BARQUE “BELINDA”
CHAPTER XII 	  OF THE THREE FOREIGN MEN UPON THE COAST
CHAPTER XIII 	    IN WHICH I SEE THAT WHICH HAS BEEN SEEN BY FEW
CHAPTER XIV 	  OF THE VISITOR WHO RAN DOWN THE ROAD IN THE NIGHT-TIME
CHAPTER XV 	  THE DAY-BOOK OF JOHN BERTHIER HEATHERSTONE
CHAPTER XVI 	  AT THE HOLE OF CREE



THE DOINGS OF RAFFLES HAW
By Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. 	A DOUBLE ENIGMA
CHAPTER II. 	THE TENANT OF THE NEW HALL
CHAPTER III. 	A HOUSE OF WONDERS
CHAPTER IV. 	FROM CLIME TO CLIME
CHAPTER V. 	LAURA'S REQUEST
CHAPTER VI. 	A STRANGE VISITOR
CHAPTER VII. 	THE WORKINGS OF WEALTH
CHAPTER VIII. 	A BILLIONAIRE'S PLANS
CHAPTER IX. 	A NEW DEPARTURE
CHAPTER X. 	THE GREAT SECRET
CHAPTER XI. 	A CHEMICAL DEMONSTRATION
CHAPTER XII. 	A FAMILY JAR
CHAPTER XIII.     	A MIDNIGHT VENTURE
CHAPTER XIV. 	THE SPREAD OF THE BLIGHT
CHAPTER XV. 	THE GREATER SECRET



THE LAST GALLEY
IMPRESSIONS AND TALES
By Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
PREFACE
PART I.
THE LAST GALLEY
THE CONTEST.
THROUGH THE VEIL.
AN ICONOCLAST.
GIANT MAXIMIN.
I THE COMING OF MAXIMIN
II THE RISE OF GIANT MAXIMIN
III THE FALL OF MAXIMIN
THE COMING OF THE HUNS
THE LAST OF THE LEGIONS
THE FIRST CARGO
THE HOME-COMING
THE RED STAR
PART II.
THE SILVER MIRROR
THE BLIGHTING OF SHARKEY
THE MARRIAGE OF THE BRIGADIER
THE LORD OF FALCONBRIDGE
OUT OF THE RUNNING
“DE PROFUNDIS”
THE GREAT BROWN-PERICORD MOTOR
THE TERROR OF BLUE JOHN GAP



MICAH CLARKE
By Arthur Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
Chapter I 	  Of Cornet Joseph Clarke of the Ironsides
Chapter II 	  Of my going to school and of my coming thence
Chapter III 	  Of Two Friends of my Youth
Chapter IV 	  Of the Strange Fish that we Caught at Spithead
Chapter V 	  Of the Man with the Drooping Lids
Chapter VI 	  Of the Letter that came from the Lowlands
Chapter VII 	  Of the Horseman who rode from the West
Chapter VIII 	  Of our Start for the Wars
Chapter IX 	  Of a Passage of Arms at the Blue Boar
Chapter X 	  Of our Perilous Adventure on the Plain
Chapter XI 	  Of the Lonely Man and the Gold Chest
Chapter XII 	  Of certain Passages upon the Moor
Chapter XIII 	  Of Sir Gervas Jerome, Knight Banneret of the County of Surrey
Chapter XIV 	  Of the Stiff-legged Parson and his Flock
Chapter XV 	  Of our Brush with the King’s Dragoons
Chapter XVI 	  Of our Coming to Taunton
Chapter XVII 	  Of the Gathering in the Market-square
Chapter XVIII 	  Of Master Stephen Timewell, Mayor of Taunton
Chapter XIX 	  Of a Brawl in the Night
Chapter XX 	  Of the Muster of the Men of the West
Chapter XXI 	  Of my Hand-grips with the Brandenburger
Chapter XXII 	  Of the News from Havant
Chapter XXIII 	  Of the Snare on the Weston Road
Chapter XXIV 	  Of the Welcome that met me at Badminton
Chapter XXV 	  Of Strange Doings in the Boteler Dungeon
Chapter XXVI 	  Of the Strife in the Council
Chapter XXVII 	  Of the Affair near Keynsham Bridge
Chapter XXVIII 	  Of the Fight in Wells Cathedral
Chapter XXIX 	  Of the Great Cry from the Lonely House
Chapter XXX 	  Of the Swordsman with the Brown Jacket
Chapter XXXI 	  Of the Maid of the Marsh and the Bubble which rose from the Bog
Chapter XXXII 	  Of the Onfall at Sedgemoor
Chapter XXXIII 	  Of my Perilous Adventure at the Mill
Chapter XXXIV 	  Of the Coming of Solomon Sprent
Chapter XXXV 	  Of the Devil in Wig and Gown
Chapter XXXVI 	  Of the End of it All
APPENDIX



A VISIT TO THREE FRONTS
June 1916
By Arthur Conan Doyle


CONTENTS
PREFACE
A GLIMPSE OF THE BRITISH ARMY
A GLIMPSE OF THE ITALIAN ARMY
A GLIMPSE OF THE FRENCH LINE



THE GREEN FLAG
By Arthur Conan Doyle


CONTENTS
THE GREEN FLAG
CAPTAIN SHARKEY.
THE CROXLEY MASTER
THE LORD OF CHATEAU NOIR
THE STRIPED CHEST
A SHADOW BEFORE
THE KING OF THE FOXES
THE THREE CORRESPONDENTS
THE NEW CATACOMB
THE DEBUT OF BIMBASHI JOYCE
A FOREIGN OFFICE ROMANCE



UNCLE BERNAC
A Memory Of The Empire
By Arthur Conan Doyle


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I 	THE COAST OF FRANCE
CHAPTER II 	THE SALT-MARSH
CHAPTER III 	THE RUINED COTTAGE
CHAPTER IV 	MEN OF THE NIGHT
CHAPTER V 	THE LAW
CHAPTER VI 	THE SECRET PASSAGE
CHAPTER VII 	THE OWNER OF GROSBOIS
CHAPTER VIII 	COUSIN SIBYLLE
CHAPTER IX 	THE CAMP OF BOULOGNE
CHAPTER X 	THE ANTE-ROOM
CHAPTER XI 	THE SECRETARY
CHAPTER XII 	THE MAN OF ACTION
CHAPTER XIII 	THE MAN OF DREAMS
CHAPTER XIV 	JOSEPHINE
CHAPTER XV 	THE RECEPTION OF THE EMPRESS
CHAPTER XVI 	THE LIBRARY OF GROSBOIS
CHAPTER XVII 	THE END



THE REFUGEES
A Tale Of Two Continents
By A. Conan Doyle


CONTENTS
PART I. 	IN THE OLD WORLD.
CHAPTER I 	THE MAN FROM AMERICA.
CHAPTER II 	A MONARCH IN DESHABILLE.
CHAPTER III 	THE HOLDING OF THE DOOR.
CHAPTER IV 	THE FATHER OF HIS PEOPLE.
CHAPTER V 	CHILDREN OF BELIAL.
CHAPTER VI 	A HOUSE OF STRIFE.
CHAPTER VII 	THE NEW WORLD AND THE OLD.
CHAPTER VIII 	THE RISING SUN.
CHAPTER IX 	LE ROI S'AMUSE.
CHAPTER X 	AN ECLIPSE AT VERSAILLES.
CHAPTER XI 	THE SUN REAPPEARS.
CHAPTER XII 	THE KING RECEIVES.
CHAPTER XIII 	THE KING HAS IDEAS.
CHAPTER XIV 	THE LAST CARD.
CHAPTER XV 	THE MIDNIGHT MISSION.
CHAPTER XVI 	"WHEN THE DEVIL DRIVES."
CHAPTER XVII 	THE DUNGEON OF PORTILLAC.
CHAPTER XVIII 	A NIGHT OF SURPRISES.
CHAPTER XIX 	IN THE KING'S CABINET.
CHAPTER XX 	THE TWO FRANCOISES.
CHAPTER XXI 	THE MAN IN THE CALECHE.
CHAPTER XXII 	THE SCAFFOLD OF PORTILLAC.
CHAPTER XXIII 	THE FALL OF THE CATINATS.
PART II. 	IN THE NEW WORLD.
CHAPTER XXIV 	THE START OF THE "GOLDEN ROD."
CHAPTER XXV 	A BOAT OF THE DEAD.
CHAPTER XXVI 	THE LAST PORT.
CHAPTER XXVII 	A DWINDLING ISLAND.
CHAPTER XXVIII 	IN THE POOL OF QUEBEC.
CHAPTER XXIX 	THE VOICE AT THE PORT-HOLE.
CHAPTER XXX 	THE INLAND WATERS.
CHAPTER XXXI 	THE HAIRLESS MAN.
CHAPTER XXXII 	THE LORD OF SAINTE MARIE.
CHAPTER XXXIII 	THE SLAYING OF BROWN MOOSE.
CHAPTER XXXIV 	THE MEN OF BLOOD.
CHAPTER XXXV 	THE TAPPING OF DEATH.
CHAPTER XXXVI 	THE TAKING OF THE STOCKADE.
CHAPTER XXXVII 	THE COMING OF THE FRIAR.
CHAPTER XXXVIII 	THE DINING HALL OF SAINTE MARIE.
CHAPTER XXXIX 	THE TWO SWIMMERS.
CHAPTER XL 	THE END.



THE GREAT SHADOW, AND OTHER NAPOLEONIC TALES
By A. Conan Doyle


CONTENTS
	THE GREAT SHADOW.
CHAPTER I. 	THE NIGHT OF THE BEACONS.
CHAPTER II. 	COUSIN EDIE OF EYEMOUTH.
CHAPTER III. 	THE SHADOW ON THE WATERS.
CHAPTER IV. 	THE CHOOSING OF JIM.
CHAPTER V. 	THE MAN FROM THE SEA.
CHAPTER VI. 	A WANDERING EAGLE.
CHAPTER VII. 	THE CORRIEMUIR PEEL TOWER.
CHAPTER VIII. 	THE COMING OF THE CUTTER.
CHAPTER IX. 	THE DOINGS AT WEST INCH.
CHAPTER X. 	THE RETURN OF THE SHADOW.
CHAPTER XI. 	THE GATHERING OF THE NATIONS.
CHAPTER XII. 	THE SHADOW ON THE LAND.
CHAPTER XIII. 	THE END OF THE STORM.
CHAPTER XIV. 	THE TALLY OF DEATH.
CHAPTER XV. 	THE END OF IT.
	THE CRIME OF THE BRIGADIER.



THE FIRM OF GIRDLESTONE.
By A. Conan Doyle



CONTENTS
	PREFACE
	THE FIRM OF GIRDLESTONE.
CHAPTER I. 	MR. JOHN HARSTON KEEPS AN APPOINTMENT.
CHAPTER II. 	CHARITY A LA MODE.
CHAPTER III. 	THOMAS GILRAY MAKES AN INVESTMENT.
CHAPTER IV. 	CAPTAIN HAMILTON MIGGS OF THE "BLACK EAGLE."
CHAPTER V. 	MODERN ATHENIANS.
CHAPTER VI. 	A RECTORIAL ELECTION.
CHAPTER VII. 	ENGLAND VERSUS SCOTLAND.
CHAPTER VIII. 	A FIRST PROFESSIONAL.
CHAPTER IX. 	A NASTY CROPPER.
CHAPTER X. 	DWELLERS IN BOHEMIA.
CHAPTER XI. 	SENIOR AND JUNIOR.
CHAPTER XII. 	A CORNER IN DIAMONDS.
CHAPTER XIII. 	SHADOW AND LIGHT.
CHAPTER XIV. 	A SLIGHT MISUNDERSTANDING.
CHAPTER XV. 	AN ADDITION TO THE HOUSE.
CHAPTER XVI. 	THE FIRST STEP.
CHAPTER XVII. 	THE LAND OF DIAMONDS.
CHAPTER XVIII. 	MAJOR TOBIAS CLUTTERBUCK COMES IN FOR A THOUSAND POUNDS.
CHAPTER XIX. 	NEWS FROM THE URALS.
CHAPTER XX. 	MR. HECTOR O'FLAHERTY FINDS SOMETHING IN THE PAPER.
CHAPTER XXI. 	AN UNEXPECTED BLOW.
CHAPTER XXII. 	ROBBERS AND ROBBED.
CHAPTER XXIII. 	A MOMENTOUS RESOLUTION.
CHAPTER XXIV. 	A DANGEROUS PROMISE.
CHAPTER XXV. 	A CHANGE OF FRONT.
CHAPTER XXVI. 	BREAKING GROUND.
CHAPTER XXVII. 	MRS. SCULLY OF MORRISON'S.
CHAPTER XXVIII. 	BACK IN BOHEMIA.
CHAPTER XXIX. 	THE GREAT DANCE AT MORRISON'S.
CHAPTER XXX. 	AT THE "COCK AND COWSLIP."
CHAPTER XXXI. 	A CRISIS AT ECCLESTON SQUARE.
CHAPTER XXXII. 	A CONVERSATION IN THE ECCLESTON SQUARE LIBRARY.
CHAPTER XXXIII. 	THE JOURNEY TO THE PRIORY.
CHAPTER XXXIV. 	THE MAN WITH THE CAMP-STOOL.
CHAPTER XXXV. 	A TALK ON THE LAWN.
CHAPTER XXXVI. 	THE INCIDENT OF THE CORRIDOR.
CHAPTER XXXVII. 	A CHASE AND A BRAWL.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. 	GIRDLESTONE SENDS FOR THE DOCTOR.
CHAPTER XXXIX. 	A GLEAM OF LIGHT.
CHAPTER XL. 	THE MAJOR HAS A LETTER.
CHAPTER XLI. 	THE CLOUDS GROW DARKER.
CHAPTER XLII. 	THE THREE FACES AT THE WINDOW.
CHAPTER XLIII. 	THE BAIT ON THE HOOK.
CHAPTER XLIV. 	THE SHADOW OF DEATH.
CHAPTER XLV. 	THE INVASION OF HAMPSHIRE.
CHAPTER XLVI. 	A MIDNIGHT CRUISE.
CHAPTER XLVII. 	LAW AND ORDER.
CHAPTER XLVIII. 	CAPTAIN HAMILTON MIGGS SEES A VISION.
CHAPTER XLIX. 	A VOYAGE IN A COFFIN SHIP.
CHAPTER L. 	WINDS UP THE THREAD AND TIES TWO KNOTS AT THE END.



A DESERT DRAMA
The Tragedy of the Korosko
By A. Conan Doyle
With Thirty-Two Full-Page Illustrations By S. Paget
CONTENTS
PREFACE
ILLUSTRATIONS
A DESERT DRAMA
CHAPTER I
CHAPTER II
CHAPTER III
CHAPTER IV
CHAPTER V
CHAPTER VI
CHAPTER VII
CHAPTER VIII
CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER X
ILLUSTRATIONS
Frontispiece P78
Titlepage
So You Will Carve Your Names Also P26
The Soudanese Escort Filed Along P54
He Pointed up With his Donkey-whip P66
A Silence Fell Upon the Little Company P72
Long String of Red-turbaned Riders, Frontispiece P78
You Do No Good by Exposing Yourself P86
He Struck at the Snarling Savages P 94
Fell Suddenly Upon his Face P97
The Party Streamed Into Sight Again P103
Don't Miss Your Grip of It P111
Looking for Some Landmark P124
He Rolled over on to his Side P130
Norah, Darling, Keep Your Heart up P135
They Haven't Hurt You, Norah, Have They P139
Hour of Arab Prayer P142
The Old Soldier Fell Forward Gasping P145
Certain That I Would Not Leave You Here P152
The Creature, Stood Still P171
The Great Caravan Route P 174
Sword in his Hand P184
Grimy Bodies Lay Senseless Under the Palm-trees P188
Took a Large, Shining Date out of the Moolah's Beard P210
Stand Up! Cried Mansoor P214
Don't Fret, John! Cried his Wife P217
The Colonel Was the Winner of This Terrible Lottery P222
Good-bye, Little Sadie P229
On This Pinnacle Stood a Motionless Figure P242
The Colonel Leaned Forward With his Pistol P247
You Haven't Got Such a Thing As A Cigar P253
Not a Word! Not A Word! P255
Arabs Were Caught Between Two Fires P261
He Delivered Them from Their Distress P273



SONGS OF THE ROAD
BY ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE



CONTENTS
I. — NARRATIVE VERSES AND SONGS
SONGS OF THE ROAD
A HYMN OF EMPIRE
SIR NIGEL'S SONG
THE ARAB STEED
A POST-IMPRESSIONIST
EMPIRE BUILDERS
THE GROOM'S ENCORE
THE BAY HORSE
THE OUTCASTS
THE END
1902-1909
THE WANDERER {1}
BENDY'S SERMON
II. — PHILOSOPHIC VERSES
COMPENSATION
THE BANNER OF PROGRESS
HOPE
RELIGIO MEDICI
MAN'S LIMITATION
MIND AND MATTER
DARKNESS
III — MISCELLANEOUS VERSES
A WOMAN'S LOVE
BY THE NORTH SEA
DECEMBER'S SNOW
SHAKESPEARE'S EXPOSTULATION
THE EMPIRE
A VOYAGE
THE ORPHANAGE
SEXAGENARIUS LOQUITUR
NIGHT VOICES
THE MESSAGE
THE ECHO
ADVICE TO A YOUNG AUTHOR
A LILT OF THE ROAD



THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA
ITS CAUSE AND CONDUCT
CONTENTS
CHAP. 	PAGE
I. 	THE BOER PEOPLE 	9
II. 	THE CAUSE OF QUARREL 	23
III. 	THE NEGOTIATIONS 	41
IV. 	SOME POINTS EXAMINED 	61
V. 	THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR PEACE 	73
VI. 	THE FARM-BURNING 	84
VII. 	THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS 	94
VIII. 	THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN SOUTH AFRICA 	107
IX. 	FURTHER CHARGES AGAINST BRITISH TROOPS 	123
X. 	THE OTHER SIDE OF THE QUESTION 	133
XI. 	CONCLUSIONS 	150



THE LAST OF THE LEGIONS AND OTHER TALES
A. CONAN DOYLE
CONTENTS
PAGE
I 	The Last of the Legions 	9
II 	The Last Galley 	22
III 	Through the Veil 	37
IV 	The Coming of the Huns 	47
V 	The Contest 	68
VI 	The First Cargo 	83
VII 	An Iconoclast 	98
VIII 	Giant Maximin 	112
IX 	The Red Star 	141
X 	The Silver Mirror 	158
XI 	The Home-Coming 	177
XII 	A Point of Contact 	202
XIII 	The Centurion 	215



THE GREAT KEINPLATZ EXPERIMENT AND OTHER TALES
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
  	  	PAGE
I 	The Brown Hand 	9
II 	The Usher of Lea House School 	30
III 	B. 24 	51
IV 	The Great Keinplatz Experiment 	72
V 	Cyprian Overbeck Wells 	95
VI 	Playing with Fire 	120
VII 	The Ring of Thoth 	139
VIII 	The Los Amigos Fiasco 	163
IX 	How It Happened 	174
X 	Lot No. 249 	179
XI 	"De Profundis" 	225
XII 	The Lift 	239



THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEY
and Other Tales of Pirates
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
TALES OF PIRATES
I 	Captain Sharkey: How the Governor of Saint Kitt's Came Home
II 	The Dealings of Captain Sharkey with Stephen Craddock
III 	The Blighting of Sharkey
IV 	How Copley Banks Slew Captain Sharkey
V 	The "Slapping Sal"
VI 	A Pirate of the Land (One Crowded Hour)
TALES OF BLUE WATER
VII 	The Striped Chest
VIII 	The Captain of the "Polestar"
IX 	The Fiend of the Cooperage
X 	Jelland's Voyage
XI 	J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement
XII 	That Little Square Box



THE MAN FROM ARCHANGEL
and Other Tales of Adventure
A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
TALES OF ADVENTURE
I 	Début of Bimbashi Joyce
II 	The Surgeon of Gaster Fell
III 	Borrowed Scenes
IV 	The Man from Archangel
V 	The Great Brown-Pericord Motor
VI 	The Sealed Room
TALES OF MEDICAL LIFE
VII 	A Physiologist's Wife
VIII 	Behind the Times
IX 	His First Operation
X 	The Third Generation
XI 	The Curse of Eve
XII 	A Medical Document
XIII 	The Surgeon Talks
XIV 	The Doctors of Hoyland
XV 	Crabbe's Practice



THE CRIME OF THE CONGO
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
  	PAGE
Preface 	iii
Introduction 	vii
How the Congo Free State Came to be Founded 	3
The Development of the Congo State 	9
The Working of the System 	22
First Fruits of the System 	27
Further Fruits of the System 	39
Voices from the Darkness 	46
Consul Roger Casement’s Report 	57
King Leopold’s Commission and Its Report 	68
The Congo After the Commission 	87
Some Catholic Testimony as to the Congo 	97
The Evidence Up to Date 	102
The Political Situation 	114
Some Congolese Apologies 	118
Solutions 	123
Appendix 	127



THE GUARDS CAME THROUGH AND OTHER POEMS
By Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
  	PAGE
THE GUARDS CAME THROUGH 	9
VICTRIX 	13
THOSE OTHERS 	16
HAIG IS MOVING 	20
THE GUNS IN SUSSEX 	22
YPRES 	26
GROUSING 	37
THE VOLUNTEER 	40
THE NIGHT PATROL 	44
THE WRECK ON LOCH MCGARRY 	47
THE BIGOT 	55
THE ATHABASCA TRAIL 	62
RAGTIME! 	65
CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME 	68
LINDISFAIRE 	70
A PARABLE 	75
FATE 	76



THE WANDERINGS OF A SPIRITUALIST
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
PAGE
CHAPTER I 	9

The inception of the enterprise.—The Merthyr Séance.—Experience of British lectures.—Call from Australia.—The Holborn luncheon.—Remarkable testimony to communication.—Is individual proof necessary?—Excursion to Exeter.—Can Spiritualists continue to be Christians?—Their views on Atonement.—The party on the "Naldera."
CHAPTER II 	24

Gibraltar.—Spanish right versus British might.—Relics of Barbary Rovers, and of German militarists.—Ichabod!—Senegal Infantry.—No peace for the world.—Religion on a liner.—Differences of vibration.—The Bishop of Kwang-Si.—Religion in China.—Whisky in excelsis.—France's masterpiece.—British errors.—A procession of giants.—The invasion of Egypt.—Tropical weather.—The Russian Horror.—An Indian experiment.—Aden.—Bombay.—The Lambeth encyclical. A great; Snakes.—The Catamarans.—The Robber Castles of Ceylon.—Doctrine of Reincarnation.—Whales and Whalers.—Perth.—The Bight.
CHAPTER III 	60

Mr. Hughes' letter of welcome.—Challenges.—Mr. Carlyle Smythe.—The Adelaide Press.—The great drought.—The wine industry.—Clairvoyance.—Meeting with Bellchambers.—The first lecture.—The effect.—The Religious lecture.—The illustrated lecture.—Premonitions.—The spot light.—Mr. Thomas' account of the incident.—Correspondence.—Adelaide doctors.—A day in the Bush,—The Mallee fowl.—Sussex in Australia.—Farewell [iv]to Adelaide.
CHAPTER IV 	84

Speculations on Paul and his Master.—Arrival at Melbourne.—Attack in the Argus.—Partial press boycott.—Strength of the movement.—The Prince of Wales.—Victorian football. Rescue Circle in Melbourne.—Burke and Wills' statue.—Success of the lectures.—Reception at the Auditorium.—Luncheon of the British Empire League.—Mr. Ryan's experience.—The Federal Government.—Mr. Hughes' personality.—The mediumship of Charles Bailey.—His alleged exposure.—His remarkable record.—A test sitting.—The Indian nest.—A remarkable lecture.—Arrival of Lord Forster.—The future of the Empire.—Kindness of Australians.—Prohibition.—Horse-racing.—Roman Catholic policy.
CHAPTER V 	114

More English than the English.—A day in the Bush.—Immigration.—A case of spirit return.—A séance.—Geelong.—The lava plain.—Good-nature of General Ryrie.—Bendigo.—Down a gold mine.—Prohibition v. Continuance.—Mrs. Knight MacLellan.—Nerrin.—A wild drive.—Electric shearing.—Rich sheep stations.—Cockatoo farmers.—Spinnifex and Mallee.—Rabbits.—The great marsh.
CHAPTER VI 	136

The Melbourne Cup.—Psychic healing.—M. J. Bloomfield.—My own experience.—Direct healing.—Chaos and Ritual.—Government House Ball.—The Rescue Circle again.—Sitting with Mrs. Harris.—A good test case.—Australian botany.—The land of myrtles.—English cricket team.—Great final meeting in Melbourne.
CHAPTER VII 	151

Great reception at Sydney.—Importance of Sydney.—Journalistic luncheon.—A psychic epidemic.—Gregory.—Barracking.—Town Hall reception.—Regulation of Spiritualism.—An ether apport.—Surfing at Manly.—A challenge.—Bigoted opponents.—A disgruntled photographer.—Outing in the harbour.—Dr. Mildred Creed.—Leon Gellert.—Norman Lindsay.—Bishop Leadbeater.—Our relations with Theosophy.—Incongruities of H.P.B.—Of D.D. Home. [v]
CHAPTER VIII 	176

Dangerous fog.—The six photographers.—Comic Advertisements.—Beauties of Auckland.—A Christian clergyman.—Shadows in our American relations.—The Gallipoli Stone.—Stevenson and the Germans.—Position of De Rougemont.—Mr. Clement Wragge.—Atlantean theories.—A strange psychic.—Wellington the windy.—A literary oasis.—A Maori séance.—Presentation.
CHAPTER IX 	198

The Anglican Colony.—Psychic dangers.—The learned dog.—Absurd newspaper controversy.—A backward community.—The Maori tongue.—Their origin.—Their treatment by the Empire.—A fiasco.—The Pa of Kaiopoi.—Dr. Thacker.—Sir Joseph Kinsey.—A generous collector.—Scott and Amundsen.—Dunedin.—A genuine medium.—Evidence.—The Shipping strike.—Sir Oliver.—Farewell.
CHAPTER X 	223

Christian origins.—Mithraism.—Astronomy.—Exercising boats.—Bad news from home.—Futile strikes.—Labour Party.—The blue wilderness.—Journey to Brisbane.—Warm reception.—Friends and Foes.—Psychic experience of Dr. Doyle.—Birds.—Criticism on Melbourne—Spiritualist Church.—Ceremony.—Sir Matthew Nathan.—Alleged repudiation of Queensland.—Billy tea.—The bee farm.—Domestic service in Australia.—Hon. John Fihilly.—Curious photograph by the State photographer.—The "Orsova."
CHAPTER XI 	255

Medlow Bath.—Jenolan Caves.—Giant skeleton.—Mrs. Foster Turner's mediumship.—A wonderful prophecy.—Final results.—Third sitting with Bailey.—Failure of State Control.—Retrospection.—Melbourne presentation.—Crooks.—Lecture at Perth.—West Australia.—Rabbits, [vi]sparrows and sharks.
CHAPTER XII 	280

Pleasing letters.—Visit to Candy.—Snake and Flying Fox.—Buddha's shrine.—The Malaya.—Naval digression.—Indian trader.—Elephanta.—Sea snakes.—Chained to a tombstone.—Berlin's escape.—Lord Chetwynd.—Lecture in the Red Sea.—Marseilles.
CHAPTER XIII 	303

The Institut Metaphysique.—Lecture in French.—Wonderful musical improviser.—Camille Flammarion.—Test of materialised hand.—Last ditch of materialism.—Sitting with Mrs. Bisson's medium, Eva.—Round the Aisne battlefields.—A tragic intermezzo.—Anglo-French Rugby match.—Madame Blifaud's clairvoyance. [vii]
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

On the War-Path in Australia, 1920-1921
	Frontispiece
	Facing Page

How This Book was Written
	9

The God-Speed Luncheon in London. On this occasion 250 out of 290 Guests rose as testimony that they were in Personal touch with their Dead
	16

The Wanderers, 1920-1921
	72

Bellchambers and the Mallee Fowl. "Get along with you, do"
	80

Melbourne, November, 1920
	96

A Typical Australian Back-Country Scene by H. J. Johnstone, a Great Painter Who Died Unknown. Painting in Adelaide National Gallery
	128

At Melbourne Town Hall, November 12th, 1920
	144

The People of Turi's Canoe, after a Voyage of Great Hardship, at last Sight the Shores of New Zealand. From a Painting by C. F. Goldie and L. G. A. Steele
	208

Laying Foundation Stone of Spiritualist Church at Brisbane
	240

Curious Photographic Effect referred to in Text. Taken by the Official Photographer, Brisbane. "Absolutely mystifying" is his Description
	252

Our Party en route to the Jenolan Caves, January 20th, 1921. In Front of Old Court House in which Bushrangers were Tried
	256

Denis with a Black Snake at Medlow Bath
	264



THE GULLY OF BLUEMANSDYKE, AND OTHER STORIES.
By A. Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
	PAGE
THE GULLY OF BLUEMANSDYKE 	7
THE PARSON OF JACKMAN'S GULCH 	50
MY FRIEND THE MURDERER 	79
THE SILVER HATCHET 	114
THE MAN FROM ARCHANGEL 	144
THAT LITTLE SQUARE BOX 	188
A NIGHT AMONG THE NIHILISTS 	226



THE GERMAN WAR
By Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
PAGE
  	PREFACE 	v
I. 	THE CAUSES OF THE WAR 	1
II. 	THE WORLD-WAR CONSPIRACY 	32
III. 	THE DEVIL'S DOCTRINE 	41
IV. 	THE GREAT GERMAN PLOT 	55
V. 	THE "CONTEMPTIBLE LITTLE ARMY" 	65
VI. 	A POLICY OF MURDER 	79
VII. 	MADNESS 	89
VIII. 	GREAT BRITAIN AND THE NEXT WAR 	99
IX. 	AFTERTHOUGHTS 	144
  	FOOTNOTES
  	TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES



THE COMING OF THE FAIRIES
Arthur Conan Doyle
CONTENTS
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I 	HOW THE MATTER AROSE 	13
II 	THE FIRST PUBLISHED ACCOUNT, STRAND CHRISTMAS NUMBER 1920 	39
III 	RECEPTION OF THE FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS 	59
IV 	THE SECOND SERIES 	93
V 	OBSERVATIONS OF A CLAIRVOYANT IN THE COTTINGLEY GLEN, AUGUST 1921 	108
VI 	INDEPENDENT EVIDENCE FOR FAIRIES 	123
VII 	SOME SUBSEQUENT CASES 	152
VIII 	THE THEOSOPHIC VIEW OF FAIRIES 	171



ROUND THE FIRE STORIES
BY ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
CONTENTS
	  	PAGE

I. 	The Leather Funnel 	1

II. 	The Beetle Hunter 	18

III. 	The Man with the Watches 	41

IV. 	The Pot of Caviare 	65

V. 	The Japanned Box 	85

VI. 	The Black Doctor 	103

VII. 	Playing with Fire 	129

VIII. 	The Jew's Breastplate 	149

IX. 	The Lost Special 	177

X. 	The Club-footed Grocer 	202

XI. 	The Sealed Room 	229

XII. 	The Brazilian Cat 	248

XIII. 	The Usher of Lea House School 	276

XIV. 	The Brown Hand 	299

XV. 	The Fiend of the Cooperage 	321

XVI. 	Jelland's Voyage 	340

XVII. 	B. 24 	351


"I burst with a Shriek into my own Life." 	Frontispiece.
(From a drawing by A. Castaigne.)





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