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The real world of Sherlock

Author: B J Rahn
Publisher: Gloucestershire [England] : Amberley Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating glimpse into the real-life Victorian inspirations behind the Sherlock Holmes stories. Discover the men who inspired the timeless character.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B J Rahn
ISBN: 9781445637648 1445637642
OCLC Number: 881656608
Description: 256 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: The real Sherlock Holmes: a personal profile --
Edgar Allan Poe: generic conventions --
Joseph Bell: investigator of disease and crime --
Arthur Conan Doyle: Sherlock Holmes detects in the real world --
Part II: The real world of criminal investigation --
Sherlock Holmes and the metropolitan police --
Advances in detection: technology and forensic science.
Responsibility: B.J. Rahn.

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