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A Sherlock Holmes Compendium

The essential guide to the most famous detective of them all by Peter Haining  in Mint Condition

£6.00

Product Description

Originally published to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the man who created this remarkable saga, theSherlock Holmes Compendium has now been fully revised and updated by Peter Haining to include a wealth of new material. Bringing together some of the best articles, essays and illustrations concerning the Holmes legend since he made his debut in 1887, the Compendium boasts among its contributors such luminaries as J. M. Barrie, P.G. Woodhouse and Anthony Burgess, as well as the actor who personified Holmes on the cinema screen, Basil Rathbone.

With new essays including an exploration of the character’s representation on television, the Sherlock Holmes Compendium also contains a generous helping of puzzles and quizes to test your knowledge, and remains essential reading for any fan of 221b Baker Street’s most famous resident.

Additional Information

Weight 325 g
Dimensions 12.5 × 19.7 × 2.2 cm
Author

Peter Haining

Format

Paperback

Pages

293

Publisher

Warner Books

Language

English

Published

1980

ISBN-13

978 0751511 33 8

Edition

1st