Sherlock Holmes: In His Own Words and in the Words of Those Who Knew Him

Open Road Media
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A delightful biography of Sherlock Holmes that draws on quotations from Dr. Watson

More has been written about Sherlock Holmes in a century than was written about Shakespeare in four. It is a testament to the enduring allure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s great detective that long after his last bow, devotees of Baker Street have continued to produce stories, films, and television works based on the life of Sherlock Holmes. Nothing new can match the brilliant intensity of the original, however, and so Barry Day has produced this invaluable biography of Holmes, drawn from the words of the man who knew him best: Dr. John Watson.
 
From their first days at 221B Baker Street to the tragedy at the Reichenbach Falls, and continuing on after Holmes’s glorious resurrection and retirement, Day compiles every detail given in the original stories about the life of the great detective, hoping to solve the most baffling mystery of all: What sort of man was Sherlock Holmes?
 
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About the author

Barry Day is an English scholar and writer. He received his MA from Balliol College, in Oxford, and was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his cultural contributions to the United Kingdom and the United States. Day is the author of The Letters of Noël Coward. He splits his time between London, Palm Beach, and New York.
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Jul 28, 2015
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Pages
229
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ISBN
9781504016483
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Traditional
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