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Title A study in Sherlock : stories inspired by the Holmes Canon
Published [Place of publication not identified] : RANDOM HOUSE INC, 2011


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Description 400 pages ; 2.20 x 13.30 cm
Summary BESTSELLING AUTHORS GO HOLMES-IN AN IRRESISTIBLE NEW COLLECTION edited by award-winning Sherlockians Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee Child. These are just three of eighteen superstar authors who provide fascinating, thrilling, and utterly original perspectives on Sherlock Holmes in this one-of-a-kind book. These modern masters place the sleuth in suspenseful new situations, create characters who solve Holmesian mysteries, contemplate Holmes in his later years, fill gaps in the Sherlock Holmes Canon, and reveal their own personal obsessions with the Great Detective. Thomas Perry, for example, has Dr. Watson tell his tale, in a virtuoso work of alternate history that finds President McKinley approaching the sleuth with a disturbing request; Lee Child sends an FBI agent to investigate a crime near todays Baker Street-only to get a twenty-first-century shock; Jacqueline Winspear spins a story of a plucky boy inspired by the detective to make his own ded
Genre/Form Reading nook.
Author King, Laurie R.
Klinger, Leslie S.
ISBN 9780812982466 paperback
0812982460 paperback