By Arthur Conan Doyle
Contributor note: advent via John Le Carré
Publish yr note: First released in 2001
The e-book of Leslie S. Klinger's extraordinary new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's vintage Holmes brief tales in 2004 created a Holmes sensation. on hand back in an attractively-priced version similar to the 1st, other than this variation has no outer slipcase (Volume is accessible separately).
Inside, readers will locate the entire brief tales from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, with a cornucopia of insights: rookies will make the most of Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; heritage fanatics will enjoy the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural info; Sherlockian fans will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; paintings fans will thrill to the 450-plus illustrations, which make this the main lavishly illustrated version of the Holmes stories ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the undying genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for a completely new new release of readers.
Anthony Award Nominee for most sensible Nonfiction (2005)
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