Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the crime fighting sleuth Sherlock Holmes has taken an important place in fiction history with countless radio plays, tv shows and movies being based around the adventures of the detective and his side kick Dr Watson. The legend began with Holmes being depicted in a collection of 4 novels and over 60 short stories, The complete Sherlock Holmes collection is currently on sale on the Google Play store. If that wasn’t enticing enough, the purchase price of AU$0.99 should be pleasing to anyone who enjoys a good crime read.
Of course the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are now in the public domain, and as such you can actually download all his works for free – legally – in a convenient ePub format from Project Gutenberg, which you can then upload to your Google Play Books acount. You can find all of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles novels, including all the Sherlock Holmes novels for free here on their website. The advantage of paying the $0.99 is that they’re all collected into one volume – handy.
What should you do about it? Well that’s elementary dear reader, head to the Play Store and hit the buy button: I did.
Are you an avid reader and user of Google Books? What bargains have you picked up lately?