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A Sherlock Holmes handbook

Author: Christopher Redmond
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Reference works
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Redmond, Christopher.
A Sherlock Holmes Handbook.
Toronto : Dundurn, ©1993
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Redmond
ISBN: 9781770700390 1770700390 9781554880577 1554880572 1281957607 9781281957603 1282815008 9781282815001 9786612815003 6612815000 9786611957605 661195760X
OCLC Number: 288136958
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents: Contents; introduction; i. the canon; ii. characters and adventures; iii. sherlock holmes in print; iv. arthur conan doyle; v. the victorian background; vi. crime and punishment; vii. holmes in modern media; viii. fans and followers; ix. a spreading influence; appendix: the sixty tales; index.
Responsibility: Christopher Redmond.
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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.

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