Study Guide

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Genre

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



We don't want to make too many assumptions here, but – it's Sherlock Holmes. In other words, definitely a mystery. The focus of each story is on solving a central problem, and that means there's suspense, there's a dénouement, and badda-bing, badda-boom, you've got a collection of mystery stories.