The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are overshadowed by the event with which they
close-the meeting of the great detective and Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime.
When "The Final Problem" was first published, the struggle between Holmes and
his arch nemesis, seemingly to the death, left many readers desolate at the loss
of Holmes, but it also led to his immortality as a literary figure. The stories
that precede it included two narratives from Holmes himself-on a mutiny at sea
and a treasure hunt in a Sussex country house-as well as a meeting with his
brilliant brother Mycroft.Included in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are "Silver