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His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle

His Last Bow (1917) – A collection of eight Sherlock Holmes stories published by Arthur Conan Doyle between 1908 and 1913. The collection was originally ...

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His Last Bow (1917) – A collection of eight Sherlock Holmes stories published by Arthur Conan Doyle between 1908 and 1913. The collection was originally called Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes and did not contain the actual story His Last Bow, which appeared later, after the full-length The Valley of Fear was published. His Last Bow is the fourth in a set of five volumes containing these intriguing short adventures. Look for other Standard Works titles such as The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes – as well as Doyle’s four Holmes novels: The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, and The Valley of Fear. Contained in this volume: • The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge • The Adventure of the Cardboard Box • The Adventure of the Red Circle • The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans • The Adventure of the Dying Detective • The Adventure of Lady Frances Carfax • The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot • His Last Bow (told in the third person) His Last Bow uses the established Standard Works book reader already enjoyed by tens of thousands of users. It's also the same reader which powers our "U.S. Historical Documents" application which received a perfect 10/10 rating from AppCraver.com and was recently featured on the iTunes App Store. The Standard Works book reader is simple to use, but also contains many advanced features not usually found in other eBook readers. Rather than continually flicking through little pages of text like some book readers, the Standard Works book reader displays an entire chapter or book at once for you convenience. The text can even automatically scroll for you in both portrait and landscape modes while reading. You can even highlight important words or phrases using the absolute best highlighting system available on the iPhone platform. Create notes for each paragraph which can be displayed inline and assign bookmarks to any paragraph in any book for future reference. And if that's not enough, quickly and easily find any text from any book with the fastest and most powerful search engine available on the iPhone. The Standard Works book reader contains the following main features: • Auto-scrolling (both variable-speed and tilt-based, portrait and landscape modes are supported) • Adjustable fonts, size, colors, margins, spacing, and alignment (you can even adjust the font size by using a pinching gesture while reading!) • Highlighting - 12 background colors, 12 foreground colors, bold, italic, and underline • Night (low-light) mode - Black background with white text • Application tips • Bookmarks and even folders of bookmarks • Last location in each book is remembered • When re-launched, you're returned to the exact location you were last at while reading • Search for words or phrases with INSTANT search results • Powerful advanced search options • Create notes for each paragraph which can be displayed inline • Animated satin bookmark (similar to the one in the Classics application) • Ability to choose the application's color theme Be sure to search for Standard Works titles in the App Store to check out our Bible and "U.S. Historical Documents" applications as well as dozens of books and collections from world renowned authors like: • Hans Christian Andersen • Jane Austen • Charles Dickens • Jack London • Edgar Allen Poe • Mark Twain • Jules Verne • H.G. Wells KEYWORDS: Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, His Last Bow, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes movie


Technical specifications

Version: 2.1.0

Size: 2.06 MB


Price: $ 1.08

Developed by Standard Works LLC

Day of release: 2009-12-30

Recommended age: 4+

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