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A Sherlock Holmes Handbook by Christopher Redmond
Publisher: Simon & Pierre | Number Of Pages: 256 | Publication Date: 1996-07-25 | ISBN-10: 0889242461 | PDF | 31 Mb
Here in one convenient book by a noted Sherlockian scholar is everything needed for the study and enjoyment of the Holmes canon: information on the stories and their publishing history; an assessment of a century of illustrators; a biography of Arthur Conan Doyle and a bibliography of his other writings; commentary on the films and plays about Sherlock Holmes; synopses of the stories and information about their characters; a survey of Victorian life and on the geography and social scene of 1895 London; and information on current Sherlockian organizations. A final section comments on the lasting appeal of Sherlock Holmes and what he means to generations of readers.