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The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories

Penzler, Otto, (editor.).
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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle F BIG (Text) 39231033191475 Adult Fiction Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781101872628 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1101872616 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101872611 (trade pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xxii, 789 pages ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard/Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2015.

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General Note: "To provide a little guidance through this massive tome, I've divided the stories into several categories but admit, immediately, it is of questionable validity, as many of the stories fall into more than one subdivision (A.A. Milne and P.G. Wodehouse, for example, will be found in the "Literary Writers" section but, since they wrote parodies, they could be found there just as easily). It's not unlike making lists of foods that are delicious and foods that are fattening: there will be overlapping. The two most reasonable choices are to ignore the categorizations altogether or to suggest that you don't take them very much to heart and just enjoy the stories" -- editor's comments.
Formatted Contents Note: Adventure of Zolnay, the aerialist / Rick Boyer -- Adventure of the giant rat of Sumatra / John T. Lescroart -- Did Sherlock Holmes meet Hercule . . . ? / Julian Symons -- Trifling affair / H. R. F. Keating -- Raffles: the enigma of the admiral's hat / Barry Perowne -- Raffles on the trail of the hound / Barry Perowne -- Adventure of the cipher in the sand / Edward D. Hoch -- South Sea Soup Co. / Kenneth Millar -- Adventure of the clothes-line / Carolyn Wells -- Sherlock Holmes and the muffin / Dorothy B. Hughes -- Man from Capetown / Stuart M. Kaminsky -- But our hero was not dead / Manly Wade Wellman -- Adventure of the marked man / Stuart Palmer.
Summary, etc.: "Collects eighty-three stories ... published over a span of a hundred years. Featuring ... cases from [the master himself, Arthur Conan Doyle], Leslie S. Klinger, Laurie R. King, Lyndsay Faye, and Daniel Stashower; pastiches from ... classic (P. G. Wodehouse, Dorothy B. Hughes, Kingsley Amis), and current (Anne Perry, Stephen King, [Neil Gaiman], Colin Dexter); parodies from Doyle's contemporaries (A.A. Milne, James M. Barrie, O. Henry); genre-bending cases by science-fiction greats Poul Anderson and Michael Moorcock"-- page [4] of cover.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories, American
Detective and mystery stories, English
Private investigators England Fiction
Watson, John H (Fictitious character) Fiction
Holmes, Sherlock Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Short stories.
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