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Conan Doyle detective : true crimes investigated by the creator of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Peter Costello
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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We now know that Arthur Conan Doyle did not rely on imagination alone for the amazing cases tackled by his hero, Sherlock Holmes. The author draws on new research to follow the tracks Conan Doyle left in the real world of crime. His fictional creations were the direct result of their author's own experiences as a detective and criminologist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Costello
ISBN: 0786718552 9780786718559
OCLC Number: 75959804
Notes: Originally published by Robinson, as 'The real world of Sherlock Holmes', 1991.
Description: x, 326 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, photographs, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: 1 A Detective Calls 1 --
2 Dr Doyle and Mr Holmes 12 --
3 The Chamber of Horrors 18 --
4 By Every Post a Call for Help 35 --
5 Strange Studies from Life 48 --
6 The Mystery at Moat House Farm 66 --
7 The Club of Strange Crimes 71 --
8 The Trail of Jack the Ripper 79 --
9 The Persecution of George Edalji 95 --
10 Stolen: The Irish Crown Jewels 133 --
11 The Langham Hotel Mystery 142 --
12 The Vanished Dane 147 --
13 Was Crippen Innocent? 150 --
14 The Case of Oscar Slater 153 --
15 Into the Valley of Fear: Crime in America 171 --
16 The Bluebeard of the Bath 190 --
17 The Errant Knight 197 --
18 Ned Kelly and Fisher's Ghost: Crime in Australasia 206 --
19 New Light on Old Crimes 214 --
20 Conan Doyle and the Motor-Bandit 227 --
21 The Strange Death of the General's Wife 233 --
22 Death Beside the Sea 242 --
23 The Crowborough Chicken Farm Murder 249 --
24 The Case of the Missing Lady 254 --
25 The Zoo Park Murder 265 --
26 A Peculiar Death at Umtali 276 --
27 The Cobbler and the Fish-Pedlar 284 --
Epilogue: The Files are Closed 289.
Responsibility: Peter Costello.
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We now know that Arthur Conan Doyle did not rely on imagination alone for the amazing cases tackled by his hero, Sherlock Holmes. The author draws on new research to follow the tracks Conan Doyle left in the real world of crime. His fictional creations were the direct result of their author's own experiences as a detective and criminologist.

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