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New Annotated Sherlock Holmes 150th Anniversary : The Short Stories (Hardcover) (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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This monumental edition promises to be the most important new contribution to Sherlock Holmes literature since William Baring-Gould's 1967 classic work. In this boxed set, Leslie Klinger, a leading world authority, reassembles Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 classic short stories in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions. Inside, readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over ****** new theories; art lovers will thrill to the 800-plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the timeless genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation of readers.
A dual-volume, illustrated boxed set edition of Doyle's fifty-six classic short stories is arranged in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions, in a set complemented by editor biographies of Doyle, Holmes, and Watson as well as literary and cultural details about Victorian society. 30,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 3
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Detectives / Private Eye, Puzzlers, Celebrity, Mystery + Crime
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Leslie S. Klinger
Street Date: November 30, 2004
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-9282