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ISBN 100517219166
ISBN 109780517219164

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Sherlock Holmes is the most famous fictional detective in history, with a popularity that has never waned since catching the imagination of his late-Victorian readership.

This Companion explores Holmes' popularity and his complex relationship to the late-Victorian and modernist periods; on one hand. The Sherlock Holmes Companion, a witty and informed text, provides plot summaries of every single Sherlock Holmes story, in the order in which they were written, and with good-humored and even waspish assessments of their relative merits.

There are compact biographies of Holmes, Moriarty, Watson, and Conan Doyle—whose own life and earnest /5(26). In short, this is a beautifully presented book and is written with a great affection for the Sherlock Holmes stories.

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Buy The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide Revised ed. by Daniel Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(26). They key difference between this book and a Cliff's Notes approach to Doyle's Sherlock Holmes body of work is that it is written with loving and respectful precision, based on the acquired expertise of Mollie and Michael Hardwick, midth century writers/5.

Filled with tons of photos, interviews with TV/movie and pastiche personalities, and a brief synopsis of all 60 of the short stories and full length novels from the canon, this is an A+ companion book for all the Sherlock geeks fans out there.

This is not a serious scholastic study of the SH canon; rather it serves to whet and/or nourish the interest in the mystique of this legendary fictional /5. Sherlock Holmes Companion book A Reader's Companion to Sherlock Holmes.

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The characters have been given authentic Chinese names as opposed to transliterations of English names. In the movie Sherlock Holmes, his companion Dr. Watson was a doctor and practiced his profession. Asked in Sherlock Holmes What happened in the beginning of Sherlock Holmes' A Scandal in Bohemia.

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New York: Bramhall House,   "A Reader’s Companion to Sherlock Holmes" is a page hardcover with a retail price of $ The ISBN is It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc. of Pittsburgh. Holmes on the page The Sherlock Holmes Book not only examines the complete canonical collection of 56 short stories and the four memorable novels (the most famous of which, of course, is The Hound of the Baskervilles, pp–61) but also applies the kind of forensic attention to all things Holmesian that the sleuth himself utilized in his.

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Sherlock Holmes Companion A Canon Concordance. Work in progress. Adventures, etc. Click on one of these and you will see a list of the stories within that book on the left hand side of the page. Click on a story and it will take you to all the categories in that story.

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A Readers Companion to Sherlock Holmes. by Father J. Michael Venditti. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote in his memoirs, It is a great mistake to start putting out cargo when you have hardly stowed any on board, explaining why he didnt become an author until relatively late in life.

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The Sherlock Holmes Companion, a witty and informed text, provides plot summaries of every single Sherlock Holmes story, in the order in which they were written, and with good-humored and even waspish assessments of their relative merits. There are compact biographies of Holmes, Moriarty, Watson, and Conan Doyle—whose own life and earnest /5(21).

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It’s all there in The Daily Sherlock Holmes, the perfect bedside companion for fans of the world’s only consulting detective. Within these pages readers will find a quotation for every day of the year, drawn from across the Conan Doyle canon.

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Sherlock Holmes. The latter yawned and tossed the end of his cigarette into the fire. companion’s processes. “Such paper could not be bought under half a crown a packet. It is peculiarly strong and stiff.” “Peculiar—that is the very word,” said Holmes.

“It is not an English paper at all. Hold it up to the light.” I did so, and saw a large “E” with a small “g,”. With Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons. Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man/10(K).

Book. John Watson is Sherlock Holmes's companion when investigating crimes. He is also the sane one in the duo. In both the film and show, Watson documents the adventures he has with Sherlock Holmes. In the show, because they are in modern times, Watson uses a blog for this purpose. Watson, in the film, uses an old fashioned typewriter.

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Sherlock Holmes, fictional character created by the Scottish writer Arthur Conan prototype for the modern mastermind detective, Holmes first appeared in Conan Doyle’s A Study in Scarlet, published in Beeton’s Christmas Annual of As the world’s first and only “consulting detective,” he pursued criminals throughout Victorian and Edwardian London, the south of England.

The Sherlock Holmes Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, tackles the most "elementary" of subjects - the world of Sherlock Holmes, as told by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Sherlock Holmes Book is packed with witty illustrations, clear graphics, and memorable quotes that make it the perfect Sherlock Holmes guide, covering every case of the world's Pages: Sherlock Holmes was the most famous detective of the 19th century. His adventures were recorded and popularised by his companion John Watson.

(PROSE: All-Consuming Fire, Erasing Sherlock) However, during the War in Heaven Holmes' life was erased from time and turned into fiction (PROSE: The Book of the Enemy) in the form of the writings of Arthur Conan Doyle.

(PROSE: Evolution, Revenge of the Appearances: see list. In desperation, Sapt consults Sherlock Holmes who, with his faithful companion Watson, travels to the Kingdom of Ruritania in an effort to thwart the plans of the scheming Rupert of Hentzau in his bid for the throne. Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair is a wonderful.

The complete Sherlock Holmes Canon. From these pages you can download all the original Sherlock Holmes stories for free. Which format would you like to read the stories in. PDF, single-sided A4. PDFs using default settings. PDF, customized. PDF using individual layout. for your eBook reader or Apple device.

for mobi-based readers like Amazon's. Sherlock Holmes Companion A Canon Concordance. Holmes' Latin quotation. (Sherlock Holmes) Explanation: The quotation is from Horace, Book 1, Satire 1. "The public hisses at me, but I applaude myself in my own house, and simultaneously contemplate the money in my chest." Tags: STUD.

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