Memories and Adventures

Arthur Conan Doyle
Edited by Douglas Kerr

Published November 2021 (Hardback) by Edinburgh University Press


Hardback: 9781474433389

Ebook (ePub): 9781474433419

Ebook (PDF): 9781474433402

A scholarly edition of Arthur Conan Doyle’s autobiography

The Edinburgh Edition of the Works of Arthur Conan Doyle serves Conan Doyle’s growing reputation as a significant force in the literature of Scotland, the English language and the world.

For the first time, the volume provides students, enthusiasts and researchers with everything needed for a serious appreciation of Memories and Adventures, the autobiography of Conan Doyle’s life in literature, medicine, travel, politics, war, sport and spiritualism.

This scholarly edition includes:

A collation of four versions of the book including manuscriptsAn introduction giving the history of the book’s composition, publication, revision, and reception, placing it in personal, historical and literary contextsA full textual apparatus, showing all significant emendations and variationsAmple explanatory notes, including data on the hundreds of historical figures and events mentioned in the book


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (forthcoming)

Arthur Conan Doyle
Edited by Jonathan Cranfield

Published March 2023 (Hardback) by Edinburgh University Press

ISBN Hardback: 9781474477529

The first scholarly edition of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes including a detailed introduction, an essay on the text, a textual apparatus and explanatory notes

  • First new annotated edition for twenty-five years
  • Detailed notes explore the historical and biographical references within each story
  • Definitive textual apparatus collating the original magazine stories, the first book edition and Conan Doyle’s author’s edition of 1903
  • Ideal for students and scholars interested in Arthur Conan Doyle, detective fiction, popular fiction, empire fiction, late-Victorian magazine culture and British authorship

This exciting volume is the first scholarly edition of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Includes the only current textual apparatus collated from different iterations of the stories along with a detailed introduction and an essay on the text based on contemporary scholarship.