Author’s Picks

With only three weeks of 2011 remaining, it’s the season of ‘best’ lists. In that spirit, the twelve stories linked below are those Arthur Conan Doyle himself selected as his favorites in 1927 from the canon of 56 short stories (not to mention the four novels).

12. “The Reigate Puzzle”
11. “The Musgrave Ritual”
10. “The Adventure of the Priory School”
9. “The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot”
8. “The Adventure of the Second Stain”
7. “The Five Orange Pips”
6. “The Adventure of the Empty House”
5. “A Scandal in Bohemia”
4. “The Final Problem”
3. “The Adventure of the Dancing Men”
2. “The Red-headed League”
1. “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”


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