A Study in Sherlock

A Study in Sherlock

Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Book - 2011
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Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee Child. These are just three of 18 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 that solve Holmesian mysteries, contemplate Holmes in his later years, fill gaps in the Sherlock Holmes canon and reveal their own personal obsessions with the infamous detective. It is the perfect tribute and a collection of twisting, clever studies of a timeless icon.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, c2011
ISBN: 9780812982466
Branch Call Number: STUD
Characteristics: ix, 385 p. ; 21 cm

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samdog123 Jun 17, 2013

Anyone who loves Sherlock Holmes will surely enjoy this book! Filled with short stories, written by contemporary writers who were influenced by Holmes, it's a read to be savoured. Must admit to liking some stories much more than others, but that's the way of short stories, I think!

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tbirch237
Mar 25, 2013

Delightful collection for any Holmesian to enjoy.

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BobScott36
Sep 20, 2012

Anyone that enjoys Holmes stories will really like this book. All of the short story authors are famous in their own right, and the stories themselves are a delight.

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ddb883
Feb 07, 2012

Not your run-of-the-mill pastiche. Some truly interesting and inventive takes on the characters of Holmes and Watson and on Doyle's style. My favorite by far was Neil Gaiman's contribution.

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