A Brief Guide to Sherlock Holmes

A Brief Guide to Sherlock Holmes

by Nigel Cawthorne
     
 


The phenomenal history of the famous detective is finally compiled in one convenient volume for Holmes fans and scholars alike. No other volume on the classic novels and stories describes so fully the history of the character, from conception to his resurrection after his untimely death. Also included is a biography of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, providing…  See more details below

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The phenomenal history of the famous detective is finally compiled in one convenient volume for Holmes fans and scholars alike. No other volume on the classic novels and stories describes so fully the history of the character, from conception to his resurrection after his untimely death. Also included is a biography of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, providing context for this timeless character. Cawthorne covers everything from the short stories to the film adaptations and why Holmes is such an enduring popular figure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762444083
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
11/08/2011
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


Nigel Cawthorne has published more than 50 books including A Brief History of Robin Hood and co-authored Jack the Ripper’s Secret Confession. He has written extensively on true crime and his writings have been featured in The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, and The New York Times. Cawthorne is an avid and self-proclaimed Holmes obsessive. He lives in Bloomsbury, UK.

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