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Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)

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Works: 5,390 works in 7,433 publications in 3 languages and 108,508 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery stories  Dictionaries  Miscellanea  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Young adult works  Short stories 
Classifications: PR4622, 823.8
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Publications about Sherlock (Fictitious character) Holmes
Most widely held works about Sherlock (Fictitious character) Holmes
    The hound of the baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    79 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
    The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of master mystery writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most accomplished stories. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson confront one of their most difficult cases ever: is there truly a curse on the old Baskerville estate? Is there truly a ghostly beast lurking on the dark, eerie moors? A masterful concoction of plot and mood, this story is guaranteed to give you the shivers
    Eye of the crow by Shane Peacock( Book )
    4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,173 libraries worldwide
    A woman is found stabbed to death in London. A young boy is drawn to the scene to investigate the murder and becomes a suspect himself
    The Sign of three Dupin, Holmes, Peirce by Umberto Eco( file )
    6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
    Death cloud : Sherlock Holmes the legend begins by Andy Lane( Book )
    4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,301 libraries worldwide
    CRIME & MYSTERY. It is the summer of 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. On break from boarding school, he is staying with eccentric strangers--his uncle and aunt--in their vast house in Hampshire. When two local people die from symptoms that resemble the plague, Holmes begins to investigate what really killed them, helped by his new tutor, an American named Amyus Crowe. So begins Sherlock's true education in detection, as he discovers the dastardly crimes of a brilliantly sinister villain of exquisitely malign intent. Ages 10+
    The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
    15 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travel to the bleak wastes of Dartmoor to solve the mystery surrounding the late Sir Charles Baskerville and a ghostly hound
    The secret marriage of Sherlock Holmes, and other eccentric readings by Michael Atkinson( file )
    3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
    Atkinson demonstrates that Holmes' adventures can be read in new ways that promise to delight contemporary readers. He examines nine of Conan Doyle's fictions, and uses the tools of modern literary theory to bring us to new understandings of these classic stories
    The Sherlock Holmes scrapbook : fifty years of occasional articles, newspaper cuttings, letters, memoirs, anecdotes, pictures, photographs and drawings relating to the great detective by Peter Haining( Book )
    15 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
    "A wide-ranging collection of the most illuminating and amusing items from this wealth of material. It provides a unique portrait of the 'Great Detective', his cases, his faithful assistant Watson and of course his chief adversary - the arch-villain Moriarty."--jacket
    The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
    72 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
    English literature's first and greatest superhero, Sherlock Holmes still fascinates readers more than 100 years after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the beloved detective. In this, the first collection of Holmes's stories, the detective uses his uncanny skills to rescue a king from blackmail, to capture an ingenious bank robber, and to save an innocent son accused of patricide. Though readers have good reason to believe Holmes will somehow triumph in all his baffling cases, they still delight in watching "the most perfect reasoning and observing machine the world has seen"--As Dr. Watson calls him - use his encyclopedic knowledge and preternatural powers of deduction to unearth the truth. (An Accelerated Reader title ; Reading Level: Grades: 3-7)
    The encyclopaedia Sherlockiana, or, A universal dictionary of the state of knowledge of Sherlock Holmes and his biographer John H. Watson M.D. by Jack Tracy( Book )
    9 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
    An illustrated dictionary that explains references in the Sherlock Holmes detective stories necessary to an understanding of their setting in Victorian England
    The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
    4 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
    A collection of many of the famous cases of Sherlock Holmes
    A Sherlock Holmes handbook by Christopher Redmond( Computer File )
    9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
    Here in one convenient book by a noted Sherlockian scholar is everything needed for the study and enjoyment of the Holmes canon: information on the stories and their publishing history; an assessment of a century of illustrators; a biography of Arthur Conan Doyle and a bibliography of his other writings; commentary on the films and plays about Sherlock Holmes; synopses of the stories and information about their characters; a survey of Victorian life and on the geography and social scene of 1895 London; and information on current Sherlockian organizations. A final section comments on the lasti
    Sherlock Holmes, the man and his world by H. R. F Keating( Book )
    4 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
    Sherlock Holmes : the unauthorized biography by Nick Rennison( Book )
    9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 884 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)
    Naked is the best disguise; the death & resurrection of Sherlock Holmes by Sam Rosenberg( Book )
    3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
    The philosophy of Sherlock Holmes by Philip Tallon( Computer File )
    6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
    "Arguably the most famous and recognized detective in history, Sherlock Holmes is considered by many to be the first pop icon of the modern age. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective has stood as a unique figure for more than a century with his reliance on logical rigor, his analytic precision, and his disregard of social mores. A true classic, the Sherlock Holmes character continues to entertain twenty-first-century audiences on the page, stage, and screen. In The Philosophy of Sherlock Holmes, a team of leading scholars use the beloved character as a window into the quandaries of existence, from questions of reality to the search for knowledge. The essays explore the sleuth's role in revealing some of the world's most fundamental philosophical issues, discussing subjects such as the nature of deception, the lessons enemies can teach us, Holmes's own potential for criminality, and the detective's unique but effective style of inductive reasoning. Emphasizing the philosophical debates raised by generations of devoted fans, this intriguing volume will be of interest to philosophers and Holmes enthusiasts alike."--Project Muse
    Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street, the life of the world's first consulting detective by William Stuart Baring-Gould( Book )
    1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
    From the Dust Jacket: Although millions know of Sherlock Holmes through the chronicles of his exploits written by Dr. Watson, it is only now that, owing to his recent death, the full biography and facts of his life can be brought before the public. This volume brings together for the first time every known fact that can be fully authenticated about the life of one of the world's most extraordinary men, and reveals much more about him that has not been heretofore generally known. From twenty years' research into every possible source, the author has written as definitive an account as could ever be assembled. Sherlock Holmes was born on January 6th, 1854, the third and last son of Siger and Violet Holmes, of North Riding, Yorkshire. He traveled widely on the continent as a boy, where he learned six languages. Displaying most unusual talents at an early age, he attended an English boarding school, and in 1872 entered Oxford. He soon decided to train himself to become a consulting detective, and before long he was starting to take cases. Except for a period when he was an actor, he pursued his chosen career thereafter and of course became famous after Dr. Watson started to write about him. This book reveals far more than Watson ever could, including the whole story of his running battle with the infamous Professor Moriarty, his dangerous brush with Jack with Ripper, his long association and love for Irene Adler, the question of his own son, and the story of his retirement, the writing of his great book, and the circumstances of his death. In short, this book contains everything that can be told about Holmes. It is a marvelous reconstruction from very scattered sources, and the amazing but always scrupulously accurate story of a great man
    The complete guide to Sherlock Holmes by Michael Hardwick( Book )
    6 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
    Sherlock Holmes, my life and crimes by Michael Hardwick( Book )
    4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
    The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Vincent Starrett( Book )
    17 editions published between 1932 and 1998 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
    In the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes by Michael Harrison( Book )
    11 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
    Recreation of the life and times of Conan Doyle and his famous detective
 
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