Sherlock Holmes for Dummies PDF ePub eBook

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Sherlock Holmes for Dummies free pdf This is a comprehensive guide to this important literary figure and his author. A classic literary character, Sherlock Holmes has fascinated readers for decades - from his repartee with Dr. Watson and his unparalleled powers of deduction to the settings, themes, and villains of the stories. Now, this friendly guide offers a clear introduction to this beloved figure and his author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, presenting new insight into the detective stories and crime scene analysis that have has made Sherlock Holmes famous. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand yet thorough information on the characters, recurring themes, and locations, and social context of the Sherlock Holmes stories, the relationship of these stories to literature, and the forensics and detective work they feature. You'll also learn about the life of the author. This is a plain-English guide that helps you better understand and enjoy this influential literary character. Gain insight on these classic Doyle tales - from the classic "Hound of the Baskervilles" to the lesser-known short stories to Holmes stories written by other mystery writers. This title explores the appearance of Sherlock Holmes on film, TV, and stage. It discusses Holmes today-from the ever-expanding network of fans worldwide to story locations that fans can visit It's elementary! "Sherlock Holmes For Dummies" is an indispensable guide for students and fans alike.

About Steven Doyle

Steven Doyle is co-founder of Wessex Press/Gasogene Books, a small press specializing in Sherlock Holmes books, including the landmark Sherlock Holmes Reference Library. David A. Crowder is the author or co-author of several For Dummies titles.

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Author : Steven Doyle
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 02 April 2010
ISBN : 0470484446
EAN : 9780470484449
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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