Top Post

Sabtu, 30 Januari 2016

Sherlock Holmes Vol. 1 Book Series Review

I bought this novel about a year ago, but i haven't finished it yet, read already a half a book.I bought it about Rp.90k-Rp98k (don't really remember the number) at Periplus Plaza Senayan, they distributed imported book.
Sherlock Holmes (The Complete Novels and Stories) Vol. 1
Author : Sir Conan Doyle
(with an introduction by Loren D. Estleman)
Published by Bantam Dell
A Division of Random House, Inc
New York.

In this Series, Book Vol. 1 consist of :
A Study in Scarlet
The Sign of four
Adventure of Sherlock Holmes
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
 this is the back, hope you can read the back synopsis well.
For me, A Study in Scarlet and A Sign of Four are the longest stories from this vol. 1, and the story is kinda heavy and complex, which is good...i really enjoyed reading these stories. the other stories are also good but not as long as the two top stories i put before.

Adventure of Sherlock Holmes 
consist of some of stories: + teaser (some stories i could remember)
A Scandal in Bohemia 
(this is when Sherlock Holmes meet with Irine, and Irene succeeded deceive Holmes, Holmes failed for this time)
The Red-headed League
A Case of Identity
The Boscombe Valley Mystery
The Five Orange Pips
The Man with Twisted Lip
(a man with twisted lip is not really a facial deformities man)
The Adventure of Blue Carbunacle
The Adventure of  the Speckled Band
(A young woman came to Holmes. told him about her sister sudden death in her room, she suspicious about something what her sister told her before her death, it's about Speckled Band she found in her room at night when she awake at a mid night and she heard some voices. well, the story is a kind of wealthy family type story. The speckled band is exactly a snake)
The Adventure of Engineer's Thumb
(The engineer deceived by a man to fix a machine, he told by a woman who worked there that he got to leave, the woman was really worried, and he found out something fishy about that man doing, he trapped and succeeded to escape, but his thumb got cut, and the man and his servants just escaped, Holmes failed)
The Adventure of  the Noble Bachelor
The Adventure of  Beryl Coronet
The Adventure of  the Copper Beeches

I already just read this much, maybe if i have time im  gonna finish it, one day...~~~~

Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
consist of some of stories:
Silver Blazed
The yellow Face
The stock-Brooker's clerk
The Gloria scott
The Musgrave Ritual
The Reigate Puzzle
The Croocked Man
The Resident Patient
The Greek Interpreter
The Naval Treaty
The Final Problem

The Return of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventure of  the empty House
The Adventure of  the Norwood Builder
The Adventure of  the Dabcing Men
The Adventure of  the Solitay Cyclist
The Adventure of  the Priory School
The Adventure of  the Black Peter
The Adventure of  the Charles Augustus Milverton
The Adventure of  the Six Napoleons
The Adventure of  the Three Students
 The Adventure of  the Golden Pince-Nez
The Adventure of  the Missing Three-quarter
The Adventure of  the Abbey Grange
The Adventure of  the Second Stain

You can see this book is kinda thick..LOL..i think it's about 5cm, and i couldn't really bear to read british classic novels, this novel is kinda heavy,  i was about to throw up.
Actually already 2 of them, but i haven't read the second book yet, even though i could skip book vol. 1, but i like to read them orginizingly.

Tidak ada komentar:

Posting Komentar

Baner