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Watson, John H. (Fictitious character)

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Works: 3,013 works in 5,169 publications in 6 languages and 100,149 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  History  Detective and mystery stories, English  Juvenile works  Short stories  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc 
Classifications: PR4622, 823.8
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Publications about John H. (Fictitious character) Watson
Most widely held works about John H. (Fictitious character) Watson
    Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( visu )
    38 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 4,669 libraries worldwide
    After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
    The Italian secretary : a further adventure of Sherlock Holmes by Caleb Carr( Book )
    16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,504 libraries worldwide
    Legendary detective Sherlock Holmes finds himself on the trail of a murderer whose connections may run all the way up the social ladder to the royal family
    The complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    27 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in English and held by 2,471 libraries worldwide
    Presents all of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's works featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes, including fifty-six short stories and four novellas, and includes Christopher Morley's well-known preface
    The house of silk : a Sherlock Holmes novel by Anthony Horowitz( Book )
    21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
    It is 1890. A year after Holmes's death, Watson--now in a retirement home--narrates a tale of Sherlockian detection that could tear apart the very fabric of society. The story opens with a train robbery in Boston, and moves to the innocuous setting of Wimbledon
    The seven-per-cent solution; being a reprint from the reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D by Nicholas Meyer( Book )
    13 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
    Back in print to tie-in with The Canary Trainer, this "rediscovered" Sherlock Holmes adventure recounts the unique collaboration of Holmes and Sigmund Freud in the solution of a mystery on which the lives of millions may depend
    The West End horror : a posthumous memoir of John H. Watson, M.D. by Nicholas Meyer( Book )
    11 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and German and held by 1,845 libraries worldwide
    "Acquired" from a widow whose husband was descended from the distaff side of Holmes's family, this mystery finds Holmes solving a double murder in London's theater district
    The hound of the baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    111 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
    When Sir Charles Baskerville is found mysteriously dead in the grounds of Baskerville Hall, everyone remembers the legend of the monstrous creature that haunts the moor. The great detective Sherlock Holmes knows that there must be a more rational explanation, but the difficulty is to find it before the hellhound finds him
    The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    94 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
    'It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.' Sherlock Holmes, scourge of criminals everywhere, whether they be lurking in London's foggy backstreets or plotting behind the walls of an idyllic country mansion, and his faithful colleague Dr Watson solve twelve breathtaking and perplexing mysteries. In The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, the first collection of the great consulting detective's cases, we encounter some of his most famous and devilishly difficult problems, including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Speckled Band, The Red-Headed League, The Blue Carbuncle, The Five Orange Pips and The Man with the Twisted Lip
    Sherlock ( visu )
    6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
    A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and Watson navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth
    Sherlock ( visu )
    10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
    Holmes and Watson solve three cases, following clues and killers in present-day England
    The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Computer File )
    56 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
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    The new annotated Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
    This monumental edition promises to be the most important new contribution to Sherlock Holmes literature since William Baring-Gould's 1967 classic work. In this boxed set, Leslie Klinger, a leading world authority, reassembles Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 classic short stories in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions. Inside, readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; art lovers will thrill to the 700-plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the timeless genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation of readers. 700+ illustrations
    Sherlock Holmes : the unauthorized biography by Nick Rennison( Book )
    8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
    "He has been called a genius and a fraud, a hero and an addict. He advised kings in their glittering palaces, then disappeared into the darkest alleys of London's criminal underworld. He was (and remains) a global icon, but he could pass his most ardent fan on the street without a flicker of recognition. Who was this Sherlock Holmes?"--Publisher website (January 2007)
    A study in scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    61 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
    A reprinting of the story that introduces the world-famous characters of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and Inspector Lestrade as they join forces for the first time to track a mysterious killer that stalks London's streets. Includes a new introduction by Steven Moffat, co-creator of the television series Sherlock
    The valley of fear by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
    12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
    Holmes and Watson investigate the brutal murder of a wealthy American, Douglas, living in rural Sussex. A sinister tale of mystery and intrigue is revealed about Douglas's past life as one of the infamous gang called 'The Scowrers', who ruled with terror the coal-fields of Pennsylvania in the 1870s. Part-thriller, part-western, and part-gangster story
    Dust and shadow : an account of the Ripper killings by Dr. John H. Watson by Lyndsay Faye( Book )
    5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
    From the gritty streets of nineteenth century London, the loyal and courageous Dr. Watson offers a tale unearthed after generations of lore: the harrowing story of Sherlock Holmes's attempt to hunt down Jack the Ripper
    The house of silk a Sherlock Holmes novel by Anthony Horowitz( Sound Recording )
    14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
    In 1890, a year after Sherlock Holmes's death, Watson--now in a retirement home--narrates a tale of Sherlockian detection that could tear apart the very fabric of society. The story opens with a train robbery in Boston, and moves to the innocuous setting of Wimbledon
    The return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    37 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
    After Sherlock Holmes's apparently fatal encounter with the sinister Professor Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls, the great detective reappears, to the delight of the faithful Dr Watson - This is the second of three volumes of "The Complete Sherlock Holmes"
    The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
    4 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
    A collection of many of the famous cases of Sherlock Holmes
    Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon by Larry Millett( Book )
    7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
    Holmes and Watson travel to Minnesota to stop an arsonist known as the Red Demon
 
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