A woman receives two severed ears in a cardboard box, a government-worker is found dead on the London Underground, and two men go insane in a Cornish cottage.
In His Last Bow, the world’s favourite eccentric sleuth investigates a series of compelling mysteries. Taking on dastardly villains in thrilling adventures, Sherlock Holmes and his partner John Watson leave no stone unturned as they seek to unravel their opponents’ despicable plots.
The concluding story in this collection presents the iconic detective’s final adventure. Set during World War I, Holmes’ cosy retirement is interrupted by a call to investigate a potential German spy. It also includes a fantastic epilogue on his life that brings closure to one of literature’s most brilliant characters.
ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Essential Sherlock Holmes presents Arthur Conan Doyle’s best-loved Holmes stories with striking contemporary cover-designs. These unique paperback editions are wonderful collectibles which celebrate literature’s most iconic detective.