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The real world of Sherlock Holmes : the true crimes investigated by Arthur Conan Doyle

Author: Peter Costello
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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Describes how novelist Arthur Conan Doyle investigated real crimes of his day and reveals how the Sherlock Holmes stories resulted from the author's amateur career as a detective.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Costello
ISBN: 0881847380 9780881847383
OCLC Number: 24143270
Description: xii, 235 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by Peter Costello.

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Describes how novelist Arthur Conan Doyle investigated real crimes of his day and reveals how the Sherlock Holmes stories resulted from the author's amateur career as a detective.

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