Sherlock Holmes in Simple English
The Blue Carbuncle

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle / retold by A L Stringer

Sherlock Holmes works hard to discover the connection between an old hat, a Christmas goose and a stolen diamond.
One of the most popular Holmes and Watson stories.






Vocabulary based on the 2000 most commonly used words in the British National Corpus
Notes for difficult words
Previously explained words shown in bold
Complete vocabulary list at the end of the book
List of main characters
Key points and summary at the end of the story
Introduction to Sherlock Holmes
Extra material