A thorough and authoritative exploration of the life, career, and philosophy of the world’s most renowned detective includes notations of all the stories, films. More than years after his first appearance, Sherlock Holmes is a literary phenomenon without comparison. This first comprehensive compendium to all the. : Encyclopedia Sherlockiana () by Matthew E Bunson and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available.

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The premise is that Sherlock Holmes was a real person, that he was the first consulting detective in the history and that he is still alive because his obituary has not yet appeared in The Times. There is also a long list of Sherlock Holmes societies in the back.

Christopher Morley would probably not deny that evolution. This book was originally published under both Encyclopedia Sherlockiana: When he was a child, with his brothers, he wrote a critic about The Sign of Four like a parody of the critical studies of literary and religious works.

For example, Dogs that appear in the stories, Sherlock Holmes in science fiction, Sherlock Holmes films, TV, and rad This is a reference book; not the kind of thing that you sit down and read straight through but great to encyclpedia by your chair and dip into. Besides for being a encyclipedia A-To-Z Guide” there are illustrations and photographs scattered through the book. This text is very important to understand the starting principle of sherlockiana, also known as The Great Game or The Grand Game.

A valuable reference book for Sherlockians and Holmesians, particularly those also interested in films, radio, pastiches etc.


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Encyclopedia Sherlockiana: The Complete A-To-Z Guide to the World of the Great Detective

Trivia About Encyclopedia Sher Sep 18, Leew49 rated it really liked it Shelves: Photographs, maps, diagrams and artistic illustrations add to the clarity of the discussion. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Much non-canonical fiction, not written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle encycloepdia, has been published that relates to these characters and their world.

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encyclopediaa Also, that among the published stories of Sherlock Holmes also known as sacred textsmost1 were written by his friend and colleague, Dr. Marian rated it really liked it Mar 28, Sherlock rated it really liked it Apr 15, The Conan Doyle Encyclopedia. The study is limited to the Sherlock Holmes saga in the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyleincluding all the characters appearing in the stories their lives, their activities, the places where they live, etc.

People interested in Sherlock Holmes and who enjoy sharing their interest with others are baptized sherlockians or holmesians. This first comprehensive compendium to all the stories, films, characters, and clues from the Canon provides synopses of every case in the stories encylcopedia novels, profiles of notable figures, descriptions of the real cases that inspired Conan Doyle, and more.


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The A to Z entries include informative discussions of the stories, characters, and locations not only of the Canon but also parodies, pastiches, stage plays, movies, TV and radio; as well as biographies of the principal actors in each artistic realm. Canon Adaptations Popular culture.


Knox and his lecture Studies in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes. To ask other readers questions about Encyclopedia Sherlockianaplease sign up. On the second day of creation was Christopher Morley.

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From there, the Sherlockiana flourished and became the pastime of thousands of people in the world today. The Encyclopaedia Sherlockianafirst published in and republished as The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Encyclopedia inis a reference text that contains an exhaustive list of over 3, people, places, and things associated with the universe of Sherlock Holmes. List of cases List of investigators.