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The Game is afoot : Parodies, Pastiches and Ponderings of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Marvin Kaye
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of parodies on the subject of Sherlock Holmes by a variety of writers: Holmes fighting the Nazis, solving the mystery of Little Red Riding Hood, Holmes in Tibet, in Oz, one story even discusses his parentage.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Short stories
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes; Sherlock Holmes; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Kaye
ISBN: 0312104685 9780312104689 0312117973 9780312117979
OCLC Number: 29428959
Description: xiii, 512 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Sherlock Holmes / Frederic Dorr Steele --
The Recollections of Captain Wilkie / Arthur Conan Doyle --
The Original of Sherlock Holmes / Dr. Harold Emery Jones --
Mr. Sherlock Holmes / Dr. Joseph Bell --
The Singular adventure of the unexpected doorscraper / Kenneth Grahame --
The Adventure of the two collaborators / James M. Barrie --
The Mystery of Pinkham's diamond stud / John Kendrick Bangs --
The Umbrosa burglary / R.C. Lehmann --
A La Sherlock Holmes / Charles Loomis --
The Sign of the 400 / R.K. Munkittrick --
The Adventure of the clothes-line / Carolyn Wells --
Sherlock Holmes umpires baseball / Anonymous --
The Adventure of the circular room / August Derleth --
The Adventure of the marked man / Stuart Palmer --
The Strange case of the megatherium thefts / S.C. Roberts --
The Adventure of the unique hamlet / Vincent Starrett --
The Enchanted garden / H.F. Heard --
But our hero was not dead / Manly Wade Wellman --
Sherlock Holmes and the Drood mystery / Edmund Pearson --
In the island of Uffa --
The Tibetan adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Amanda Russell --
The Histrionic Holmes / Marvin Kaye --
How Holmes came to play the violin / Jacques Barzun --
The Really final solution / Nick Pollotta --
The Unmasking of Sherlock Holmes / Arthur Chapman --
The Succored beauty / William B. Kahn --
The Adventure of the second swag / Luke Sharp --
An Irreducible detective story / Stephen Leacock --
The Adventures of Shamrock Jolnes / O. Henry --
The Stolen cigar case / Bret Harte --
A Letter from Mycroft Holmes / Jon White --
The Murder of Conan Doyle / Ray Russell --
The Adventure of the Conk-Singleton papers / John Dickson Carr --
Journal of a Ghurka physician / Capt. Daniel M. Pinkwater --
The Struldbrugg reaction / John Sutherland --
The Moriarty gambit / Fritz Leiber --
The Adventure ofilemma of the distressed Savoyard / Crighton Sellars --
The Adventure of the death-fetch / Darrell Schweitzer --
The Theft of the Persian slipper / Edward D. Hoch --
The Dynamics of an asteroid / Robert Bloch --
Daydream / Basil Rathbone.
Responsibility: edited by Marvin Kaye.

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A collection of parodies on the subject of Sherlock Holmes by a variety of writers: Holmes fighting the Nazis, solving the mystery of Little Red Riding Hood, Holmes in Tibet, in Oz, one story even discusses his parentage.

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