Sherlock Holmes makes a comeback!

Is the character played by Robert Downey Jr. in the movie out this month anything like the “real” (fictitious person) Sherlock Holmes? Read or listen to some of the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and find out.
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Books by Arthur Conan Doyle
The complete original illustrated Sherlock Holmes : 37 short stories plus a complete novel…
Eight great Sherlock Holmes stories [large print]
The new annotated Sherlock Holmes. The novels

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes Vol. 1 [sound recording (CD)]
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes [electronic resource] (netlibrary digital audiobook)
A study in scarlet [electronic resource] (netlibrary digital audiobook)

And if you’re interested in reading more about the creator of Sherlock Holmes,

Books about the author
Conan Doyle detective: true crimes investigated by the creator of Sherlock Holmes by Peter Costello.
Teller of tales : the life of Arthur Conan Doyle by Daniel Stashower.