The Man Who Would Be Sherlock

The Man Who Would Be Sherlock

The Real-life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle

Book - 2017
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"Though best known for the fictional cases of his creation Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle was involved in dozens of real life cases, solving many, and ... campaigning for justice in all. Stanford ... makes the case that the details of the many events Doyle was involved in, and caricatures of those involved, would provide Conan Doyle the fodder for many of the adventures of the violin-playing detective"--Publisher marketing.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martins Press, c2017
ISBN: 9781250079565
125007956X
Branch Call Number: BIO DOYL ARTH Sand
Characteristics: 316 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The doll and its maker
'The darkness of Doyle's mind'
Duet with an occasional chorus
The creeping man
'You never forget the first nick of the razor'
The lost world
A case of identity
'As brutal and callous a crime as has ever been recorded'
Is Conan Doyle mad?
The final problem

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