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Encyclopedia Sherlockiana: An A-To-Z Guide to the World of the Great Detective Matthew E. Bunson

Encyclopedia Sherlockiana: An A-To-Z Guide to the World of the Great Detective

Matthew E. Bunson

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ISBN : 9780671798260
Hardcover
326 pages
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Catering to the enduring appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle#39-s famous detective, this book provides a complete compendium of all the stories, films, character, and clues in the Holmes Canon, including plot synopses and a comprehensive bibliography. HereMoreCatering to the enduring appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle#39-s famous detective, this book provides a complete compendium of all the stories, films, character, and clues in the Holmes Canon, including plot synopses and a comprehensive bibliography. Here you#39-ll find the very first adventure of quot-The i Gloria Scott/iquot- and the real cases that inspired many of the stories. You#39-ll also find a description of every radio, TV, and movie production, from versions of the Conan Doyle mysteries to original scripts like i The Seven Per-Cent Solution/i (adapted from Nicholas Meyer#39-s brilliant novel) or director Barry Levinson#39-s i Young Sherlock Holmes/i. Here too are profiles of famous Holmeses, from Basil Rathbone to Jeremy Brett- descriptions of every villain and victim- the great detective#39-s aliases and disguises- Holmesian axioms- more. Over 1,500 A-Z entries from the curious to the compelling, plus a raft of bw illustrations, including the original drawings from the i Strand/i magazine.