The Adventure of the Yellow Face

Arthur Conan Doyle

Book 0 of canon of Sherlock Holmes

Language: English

Published: Jan 1, 1893


Grant Munro reaches out to Holmes because his wife, Effie, is acting strangely lately. First she asked his husband for a large amount of money without explaining why. Then she began going out during the night. One day Munro followed his wife to a neighboring cottage where he lost track of her. What is Effie hiding from her husband? Will Holmes find the answers? Will Munro’s family stay together or it will fall apart?"The Adventure of the Yellow Face" is a part of "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes". Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After his studies, he worked as a ship’s surgeon on various boats. During the Second Boer War, he was an army doctor in South Africa. When he came back to the United Kingdom, he opened his own practice and started writing crime books. He is best known for his thrilling stories about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He published four novels and more than 50 short-stories starring the detective and Dr Watson, and they play an important role in the history of crime fiction. Other than the Sherlock Holmes series, Doyle wrote around thirty more books, in genres such as science-fiction, fantasy, historical novels, but also poetry, plays, and non-fiction.