His last bow

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His Last Bow is a collection of eight detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes.
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display_description "His Last Bow" was meant to be the last of the Holmes stories, and is given the subtitle "An Epilogue of Sherlock Holmes". Doyle did pen and publish a subsequent collection of stories, The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes, but all the stories in that collection "take place" a decade or more before "His Last Bow." The story is unusual in that it is one of only a couple of Holmes stories not written in the first person; most of the Holmes' stories, and all of the novels are written from the point of view of Dr. Watson, Holmes' faithful companion, and a few stories are written from Holmes' own perspective. This story, though, was written in the 3rd person, perhaps because Doyle wanted to present this story of espionage thwarted in such a way that Holmes' entrance comes as something of a surprise, though the subtitle kind of serves as a spoiler.
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, English, Downloadable audio, Holmes, Sherlock -- Fiction, Private investigators -- England -- Fiction, Streaming audio, Watson, John H. -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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