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It is the year 1890. Sherlock Holmes' fame has spread even to the colonies as he and his stalwart chronicler, Dr. John Watson, are swept up in an array of mysteries "down under." They find themselves summoned from location to location, traversing all corners of the strange island continent of Australia, challenged with mysteries and a geographical and cultural landscape with which they are unfamiliar. From eerie shadows on cave walls, to an actor's most grisly curtain call, an abduction by a demon, and an inexplicable drowning, to the odd affair of the reputed biggest man in Australia, a purloined bunyip, and to sinister, bearded bushrangers, the tales within this collection provide fresh perspective to the Holmes phenomena and will intrigue, delight, and entertain readers.
|Publisher:||Allen & Unwin|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Christopher Sequeira has penned numerous Sherlockian articles, as well as pieces of Holmesian fiction, and these have seen print in Australia, the U.S., the UK, Canada and Italy.
Table of Contents
Contributors: Kerry Greenwood and Lindy Cameron Meg Keneally Kaaron Warren Lucy Sussex L. J. M. Owen T. S. P. Sweeney J. Scherpenhuizen Will Schaefer Robert Veld Doug Elliott Philip Cornell Raymond Gates Jason Franks Narrelle M. Harris Steve Cameron Christopher Sequeira Introduction by Baker Street Irregular Bill Barnes Illustrations by Philip Cornell, J. Scherpenhuizen and Marcelo Baez