A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by Laurie R. King, Leslie S. Klinger (editors)

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And I tell you, it’s not easy being a cab driver; it’s hard work having to recall all twenty-five thousand streets within a six-mile radius of Charing Cross Station. ” “The Canon? You mean, all fifty-six short stories and all four novels of the adventures and exploits of Sherlock Holmes as recorded by Dr. ” “Of course, what else could I mean? I’m certainly not referring to all that fake Holmes nonsense that gets cobbled together on a depressingly regular basis by all them would-be authors. No, there’s nothing compares to Conan Doyle’s original stories.

And maybe it was the hour or my heightened sense of place, but I couldn’t help but notice that the diffused light from above reduced shadow and perspective to such a degree that people below were rendered as tiny indistinct figures in a landscape. It struck me then that the many diverse aspects that presented themselves to my gaze resembled nothing so much as a series of huge painted backcloths in some newly got-in production at Drury Lane or Covent Garden. But, as the immortal Bard once wrote, all the world’s a stage.

Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 2. Detective and mystery stories, American. 3. Detective and mystery stories, English. I. King, Laurie R. II. Klinger, Leslie S. 1 CONTENTS Cover Title Page Copyright AN INTRODUCTION Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger YOU’D BETTER GO IN DISGUISE Alan Bradley AS TO “AN EXACT KNOWLEDGE OF LONDON” Tony Broadbent THE MEN WITH THE TWISTED LIPS S. J. Rozan THE ADVENTURE OF THE PURLOINED PAGET Phillip Margolin and Jerry Margolin THE BONE-HEADED LEAGUE Lee Child THE STARTLING EVENTS IN THE ELECTRIFIED CITY Thomas Perry THE CASE OF DEATH AND HONEY Neil Gaiman A TRIUMPH OF LOGIC Gayle Lynds and John Sheldon THE LAST OF SHEILA-LOCKE HOLMES Laura Lippman THE ADVENTURE OF THE CONCERT PIANIST Margaret Maron THE SHADOW NOT CAST Lionel Chetwynd THE EYAK INTERPRETER Dana Stabenow THE CASE THAT HOLMES LOST Charles Todd THE IMITATOR Jan Burke A SPOT OF DETECTION Jacqueline Winspear A STUDY IN SHERLOCK: AFTERWORD A Leslie S.

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