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Sherlock Holmes was wrong : reopening the case of the Hound of the Baskervilles

Author: Pierre Bayard; Charlotte Mandell; Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A reinvestigation of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" poses an alternative solution to the case that is based on hidden clues within the story's text, in a fan's recreation that illuminates unusual interstices between Doyle's fiction and the real world.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Bayard; Charlotte Mandell; Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 9781596916050 1596916052
OCLC Number: 216941820
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xii, 193 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Devonshire moors: Dartmoor --
Investigation --
In London --
On the moor --
The Holmes method --
The principle of incompleteness --
Counter-investigation --
What is detective criticism? --
The plural story --
In defense of the dog --
Stapleton's defense --
Fantasy --
Does Sherlock Holmes exist? --
The immigrants to the text --
The emigrants from the text --
The Holmes complex --
Reality --
Murder by literature --
Death invisible --
The truth --
And nothing but the truth --
The hound of the Baskervilles.
Other Titles: Affaire du chien des Baskerville.
Responsibility: Pierre Bayard ; translated from the French by Charlotte Mandell.
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A reinvestigation of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" poses an alternative solution to the case that is based on hidden clues within the story's text, in a fan's recreation that illuminates unusual interstices between Doyle's fiction and the real world.

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