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The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories

Penzler, Otto, (editor.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Vintage crime/Black Lizard original.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle F BIG (Text) 39231033191475 Adult Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

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: Introduction / Otto Penzler -- Field bazaar / Arthur Conan Doy le -- How Watson learned the trick / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Unique "Hamlet" / Vincent Starrett -- Stolen cigar-case / Bret Harte -- Case of the man who was wanted / Arthur Whitaker -- Adventure of the two collaborators / James M. Barrie -- Sleuths / O. Henry -- Holmes and the dasher / A. B. Cox -- Irreducible detective story / Stephen Leacock -- Doctor's case / Stephen King -- Brown recluse / Davis Grubb -- Darkwater Hall mystery / Kingsley Amis -- Case of the gifted amateur / J. C. Masterman -- Late Sherlock Holmes / James M. Barrie -- Sherlock Holmes and the drood mystery / Edmund Pearson -- Rape of the Sherlock / A. A. Milne -- From a detective's notebook / P. G. Wodehouse -- Ruby of Khitmandu / Hugh Kingsmill -- Adventure of the remarkable worm / August Derleth -- Enchanted garden / H. F. Heard -- Study in handwriting / Ring W. Lardner -- Case of death and honey / Neil Gaiman -- Murder to music / Anthony Burgess -- Evening with Sherlock Holmes / James M. Barrie -- Detective stories gone wrong: the adventures of Sherlaw Kombs / Robert Barr -- Sherlock Holmes vs. Conan Doyle / Anonymous -- Duke's feather / R. C. Lehmann -- Sign of the "400" / Roy L. Mccardell -- Codeine (7 per cent) / Christopher Morley -- Mrs. Hudson's case / Laurie R. King -- Final problem / Bliss Austin -- Adventure of the Bogle-Wolf / Anthony Boucher -- Martian crown jewels / Poul Anderson -- Sherlock among the spirits / Anonymous -- Case of the missing patriarchs / Logan Clendening -- Devil and Sherlock Holmes / Loren D. Estleman -- Strange case of the megatherium thefts / S. C. Roberts -- Adventure of the noble husband / Peter Cannon.
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: Holmes, Sherlock Fiction
Watson, John H (Fictitious character) Fiction
Private investigators England Fiction
Detective and mystery stories, English
Detective and mystery stories, American
Genre: Short stories.
Mystery fiction.
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