The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes contains twelve separate Holmes stories, first published in 1892, it is probably the most well-known and loved fictional detective in literature. Sherlock Holmes is a private detective who has keen powers of observation. He lives at 221b Baker Street in London. He notices things that others simply don’t and then he draws accurate conclusions about what he sees. In all the detective adventures, he is accompanied by his assistant Doctor Watson who enjoys the challenge of solving crimes. Doctor Watson is also the narrator and provides detailed written accounts of Sherlock’s adventures for the readers to enjoy.