The biggest collection of Sherlock Holmes stories ever assembled! Arguably no other character in history has been so enduringly popular as Sherlock Holmes. Ever since his first appearance, in Arthur Conan Doyle´s 1887 novella A Study in Scarlet, readers have loved reading about him almost as much as writers have loved writing about him. Here, Otto Penzler collects eighty-three wonderful stories about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, published over a span of more than a hundred years. Featuring pitch-perfect cases by acclaimed modern-day Sherlockians Leslie S. Klinger, Laurie R. King, Lyndsay Faye and Daniel Stashower; pastiches by literary luminaries both classic (P. G. Wodehouse, Dorothy B. Hughes, Kingsley Amis) and current (Anne Perry, Stephen King, Colin Dexter); and parodies by Conan Doyle´s contemporaries A. A. Milne, James M. Barrie, and O. Henry, not to mention genre-bending cases by science-fiction greats Poul Anderson and Michael Moorcock. No matter if your favorite Holmes is Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey, Jr., or Benedict Cumberbatch, whether you are a lifelong fan or only recently acquainted with the Great Detective, readers of all ages are sure to enjoy The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories. Including - Over a century´s worth of cases, from Conan Doyle´s 1890s parodies of his own creation to Neil Gaiman´s ´´The Case of Death and Honey´´ (2011) - Appearances by those other great detectives Hercule Poirot and C. Auguste Dupin - 15 Edgar Award-winning authors and 5 Mystery Writers of America Grand Masters - Stories by Laurie R. King, Colin Dexter, Anthony Burgess, Anne Perry, Stephen King, P.G. Wodehouse, Kingsley Amis, and many, many more.
In this wonderful anthology of new stories, Sherlock Holmes travels to the far ends of the Earth in search of truth and justice. A host of singularly talented writers, while remaining respectful towards Conan Doyle´s work, present a new and thrilling dimension to Holmes´s career. Full list of contributors: Simon Clark; Andrew Darlington; Paul Finch; Nev Fountain; Carole Johnstone; Paul Kane; Alison Littlewood; Johnny Mains; William Meikle ;David Moody; Mark Morris; Cavan Scott; Denis O. Smith; Sam Stone and Stephen Volk.
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories:
The Sherlock Holmes Book chronicles every case of the world´s greatest detective and his assistant Dr Watson. The game is afoot and now you can discover every detail of Sherlock Holmes´ world. From the first novel A Study in Scarlet, through to the masterpiece that is The Hound of the Baskervilles and the detective´s last story, The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place, The Sherlock Holmes Book explores every facet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle´s most memorable creation. Discover how Holmes reaches his conclusions through deductive reasoning, plus in-depth biographies of key characters, from Holmes and Watson themselves to Inspector Lestrade, Mrs Hudson, and the detective´s arch-enemy Professor Moriarty. Whether you´re a fan of the books, movies or TV shows, The Sherlock Holmes Book offers all you want to know about the world-famous sleuth and his stories.
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories:Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
`Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring.´ Can you pit your wits against the best and the wisest? Through these 200 puzzles and challenges, you´ll be able to elevate your powers of deduction, detection and general brilliance. From codes and sequences to perceptual and logic problems, there are puzzles for all levels, from beginner to expert. With explanations of how Sherlock (and hopefully you) arrived at the solutions, this official puzzle book is your chance to learn how to think like Sherlock. Step inside his mind palace, decipher Moriarty´s taunting clues and find out if you´re a match for the brains of 221b Baker Street.
Case Book of Sherlock Holmes: Conan Doyle