The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, Volume 3: The Novels (A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Valley of Fear) (non-slipcased edition)
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The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, Volume 3: The Novels (A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Valley of Fear) (non-slipcased edition)

by Arthur Conan Doyle
     
 

The four classic novels of Sherlock Holmes, heavily illustrated and annotated with extensive scholarly commentary.
The publication of Leslie S. Klinger's brilliant new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's four classic Holmes novels in 2005 created a Holmes sensation. Available again in an attractively-priced edition identical to the first, except this edition

Overview

The four classic novels of Sherlock Holmes, heavily illustrated and annotated with extensive scholarly commentary.
The publication of Leslie S. Klinger's brilliant new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's four classic Holmes novels in 2005 created a Holmes sensation. Available again in an attractively-priced edition identical to the first, except this edition has no outer slipcase.
Klinger reassembles Doyle's four seminal novels in their original order, with over 1,000 notes, 350 illustrations and period photographs, and tantalizing new Sherlockian theories. Inside, readers will find:
A Study in Scarlet (1887)—a tale of murder and revenge that tells of Holmes and Dr. Watson's first meeting;The Sign of Four (1889)—a chilling tale of lost treasure...and of how Watson met his wife;The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901)—hailed as the greatest mystery novel of all time; andThe Valley of Fear (1914)—a fresh murder scene that leads Holmes to solve a long-forgotten mystery.Whether as a stand-alone volume or as a companion to the short stories, this classic work illuminates the timeless genius of Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation.

Editorial Reviews

Los Angeles Times
A generous work, scholarly yet utterly accessible, a remarkable showcase of the detective's continuing allure.— David L. Ulin
The New York Times
Hailed as the definitive exegesis of Holmes and his times.— Mark Weingarten
Washington Post Book World
A beautiful and thoroughly enjoyable edition...will appeal to first time readers and seasoned veterans.— Daniel Stashower
Fresh Air - Maureen Corrigan
“A feast for any fans of the greatest detective who ever stalked the earth.”
Michael Dirda
“Even the sleuth of Baker Street would be awed by the ingenious deductions and dazzling speculations of modern Sherlockian scholarship.”
Los Angeles Times - David L. Ulin
“A generous work, scholarly yet utterly accessible, a remarkable showcase of the detective's continuing allure.”
The New York Times - Mark Weingarten
“Hailed as the definitive exegesis of Holmes and his times.”
Washington Post Book World - Daniel Stashower
“A beautiful and thoroughly enjoyable edition...will appeal to first time readers and seasoned veterans.”
Maureen Corrigan - Fresh Air
“A feast for any fans of the greatest detective who ever stalked the earth.”
David L. Ulin - Los Angeles Times
“A generous work, scholarly yet utterly accessible, a remarkable showcase of the detective's continuing allure.”
Mark Weingarten - The New York Times
“Hailed as the definitive exegesis of Holmes and his times.”
Daniel Stashower - Washington Post Book World
“A beautiful and thoroughly enjoyable edition...will appeal to first time readers and seasoned veterans.”
Fresh Air
A feast for any fans of the greatest detective who ever stalked the earth.— Maureen Corrigan
Boston Globe
“A vast work of entertaining ingenuity and erudition.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393065947
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/05/2007
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.90(d)

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Michael Dirda
Even the sleuth of Baker Street would be awed by the ingenious deductions and dazzling speculations of modern Sherlockian scholarship.

Meet the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is most noted for his Sherlock Holmes detective stories. He was a prolific writer whose other works include a wide range of science fiction stories, historical novels, romances, poetry, and nonfiction.

Leslie S. Klinger is one of the world’s foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes. He is the editor of the three-volume set The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. The first two volumes, The Complete Short Stories, won the Edgar for “Best Critical/Biographical” work. He has just published In the Company of Sherlock Holmes and The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. Klinger is a member of the Baker Street Irregulars and lives in Malibu.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 22, 1859
Date of Death:
July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:
Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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