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The world of Sherlock Holmes

Martin Fido

The world of Sherlock Holmes

the facts and fiction behind the world"s greatest detective

by Martin Fido

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Published by Carlton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- Sir, -- 1859-1930 -- Characters -- Sherlock Holmes.,
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMartin Fido.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18048074M
    ISBN 101858684498
    OCLC/WorldCa60164601

    Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds is a sequel to H. G. Wells's science fiction novel The War of the Worlds, written by Manly Wade Wellman and his son Wade Wellman, and published in It is a pastiche crossover which combines H. G. Wells's extraterrestrial invasion story with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger : Manly Wade Wellman, Wade Wellman. The Sherlock Holmes Handbook is an entertaining look at the world's most famous consulting detective. The book is amusingly written, full of wry humor and little asides to the experienced Sherlockian/5.

    Holding a magnifying glass up to every one of Sherlock Holmes's cases, this book brings the world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective to life." Reviews User-contributed reviews.   The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Collection of Sherlock Holmes Stories.T /5.

      Sherlock Holmes's forensic science utensils. Courtesy of the Museum of London And so the exhibition seeks to give a sense not only of Holmes's origins Author: Sam Leith.   Having been depicted on screen times, GWR today announces that Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, has been awarded a world record for the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV.


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