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The Sherlockian (Paperback)

Author:  Graham Moore
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0446572586
ISBN-13: 9780446572583
Sku: 220509402
Publish Date: 11/1/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 1T
Pages:  356
Literary researcher and Sherlock Holmes enthusiast Harold White is shocked when a scholar who recently discovered Sir Arthur Conan Doyles missing diary is found murdered, while in 1890s London, Conan Doyle hunts a serial killer to prove his superiority to his famous character. A first novel. Reprint. *Author: Moore, Graham *Publication Date: 2011/11/21 *Number of Pages: 356 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25
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In December 1893, Sherlock Holmes-adoring Londoners eagerly opened their Strand magazines, anticipating the detective's next adventure, only to find the unthinkable: his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, had killed their hero off. London spiraled into mourning -- crowds sported black armbands in grief -- and railed against Conan Doyle as his assassin.

Then in 1901, just as abruptly as Conan Doyle had "murdered" Holmes in "The Final Problem," he resurrected him. Though the writer kept detailed diaries of his days and work, Conan Doyle never explained this sudden change of heart. After his death, one of his journals from the interim period was discovered to be missing, and in the decades since, has never been found.

Or has it?

When literary researcher Harold White is inducted into the preeminent Sherlock Holmes enthusiast society, The Baker Street Irregulars, he never imagines he's about to be thrust onto the hunt for the holy grail of Holmes-ophiles: the missing diary. But when the world's leading Doylean scholar is found murdered in his hotel room, it is Harold - using wisdom and methods gleaned from countless detective stories - who takes up the search, both for the diary and for the killer.


"Moore's fiction provides a shrewd take on the noted author and his legendary scion." 09/01/2010

"The detective play-acting is ridiculous, then infectious, and there's the timeless appeal of the Sherlock stories themselves, which are mined for clues, epigrams, and that still-irresistible promise of a logical coherence that the world doesn't actually possess." - Christian Williams 12/09/2010

""[A]n ambitious approach based on sound scholarship...." - Janet Maslin 12/26/2010

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0356
Product attributePublisher:   Twelve
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