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Hard Times, A Longman Cultural Edition
Charles Dickens
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G. K. Chesterton
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Vladimir Nabokov
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Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son
Philip Dormer Stanhope
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Samuel Richardson, Angus Ross
Surprised by Joy
C.S. Lewis
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The Lost Special

The Lost Special -  Arthur Conan Doyle Yes, there are definite indications that we get a glimpse of both Moriarty and Sherlock Holmes in this one. However, it's not at all complimentary to the latter: the hypothesis he puts forward proves to be wrong. And no one really ever "solves" the crime at all: the narrator simply has good luck to see the criminal's confession. The narrator is clearly not Watson.