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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes - (electronic bk.)

Summary
Sherlock Holmes is the most famous fictional detective ever created. The supremely rational sleuth and his dependable companion, Dr. Watson, will forever be associated with the gaslit and smog-filled streets of late 19th- and early 20th-century London. Yet Holmes and Watson were not the only ones solving mysterious crimes and foiling the plans of villainous masterminds in Victorian and Edwardian England. The years between 1890 and 1914 were a golden age for English magazines, most of which published crime and detective fiction. The startling success of the Holmes stories that appeared in The S
Table Of Contents
Front Cover; About the Editor; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Professor Augustus S.F.X. Van Dusen -- Created by Jacques Futrelle; The Problem of Cell 13; Loveday Brooke -- Created by Catherine Louisa Pirkis; The Murder at Troyte's Hill; Dr Halifax -- Created by L.T. Meade and Clifford Halifax; The Horror of Studley Grange; Father Brown -- Created by G.K. Chesterton; The Hammer of God; Eugène Valmont -- Created by Robert Barr; The Clue of the Silver Spoons; Sebastian Zambra -- Created by Headon Hill; The Sapient Monkey
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (321 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781843440871

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