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The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler

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The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories
Title
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Arguably no other character in history has been so enduringly popular as Sherlock Holmes. From his first appearance, in Arthur Conan Doyle's 1887 novella A Study in Scarlet, readers have loved reading about him--and writers have loved writing about him. Here, Otto Penzler collects 83 wonderful stories about Holmes and Dr. John Watson, the majority of which will be new to readers. Among these pages are tales by acclaimed Sherlockians Leslie S. Klinger, Laurie R. King, Lyndsay Faye and Daniel Stashower; pastiches by literary luminaries both classic (Kenneth Millar, P. G. Wodehouse, Dorothy B. Hughes) and current (Anne Perry, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman); and parodies by Conan Doyle's contemporaries James M. Barrie, O. Henry, and August Derleth."-- From Amazon.com
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
823.0108351
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
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Penzler, Otto
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  • Holmes, Sherlock
  • Private investigators
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Watson, John H.
Label
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"To provide a little guidance through this massive tome, I've divided the stories into several categories but admit, immediately, it is of questionable validity, as many of the stories fall into more than one subdivision (A.A. Milne and P.G. Wodehouse, for example, will be found in the "Literary Writers" section but, since they wrote parodies, they could be found there just as easily). It's not unlike making lists of foods that are delicious and foods that are fattening: there will be overlapping. The two most reasonable choices are to ignore the categorizations altogether or to suggest that you don't take them very much to heart and just enjoy the stories" -- Page vii
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Master: The field bazaar / Arthur Conan Doyle -- How Watson learned the trick / Arthur Conan Doyle --
  • Familiar as the rose in spring: The unique "Hamlet" / Vincent Starrett -- The stolen cigar-case / Bret Harte -- The case of the man who was wanted / Arthur Whitaker -- The adventure of the two collaborators / James M. Barrie -- The sleuths / O. Henry -- Holms and the dasher / A. B. Cox -- An irreductible detective story / Stephen Leacock -- The doctor's case / Stephen King --
  • The literature of crime: The brown recluse / Davis Grubb -- The Darkwater Hall mystery / Kingsley Amis -- The case of the gifted amateur / J. C. Masterman -- The late Sherlock Homes / James M. Barrie -- Sherlock Holmes and the Drood mystery / Edmund Pearson -- The rape of the Sherlock / A. A. Milne -- From a detective's notebook / P. G. Wodehouse -- The adventure of the remarkable worm / August Derleth -- The enchanted garden / H. F. Heard -- A study in hadwriting / Ring W. Lardner -- The case of death and honey / Neil Gaiman -- Murder to music / Anthony Burgess --
  • In the beginning: An evening with Sherlock Holmes / James M. Barrie -- Detective stories gone wrong: The adventures of Sherlaw Kombs / Robert Barr -- Sherlock Holmes vs Conan Doyle / Anonymous -- The Duke's feather / R. C. Lehmann -- The sign of the "400" / Roy. L. McCardell --
  • Holmesless: Codeine (7 per cent) / Christopher Morley -- Mrs. Hudson's case / Laurie R. King -- The final problem / Bliss Austin --
  • Not of this place: The adventure of the boggle-wolf / Anthonny Boucher -- The Martian crown jewels / Poul Anderson -- Sherlock among the spirits / Anonymous -- The case of the mising partiarchs / Logan Clendening -- The devil and Sherlock Holms / Loren D. Estleman --
  • Keeping the memory green: The strange case of the megatherium thefts / S. C. Roberts -- The adventures of the noble husband / Peter Cannon -- A night with Sherlock Holmes / William O. Fuller -- The adventure of the wooden box / Leslie S. Klinger -- The case of the unseen hand / Donald Thomas -- The abandoned brigantine / Sam Benady -- The adventure of the curious canary / Barry Day -- The adventure of the murdered art editor / Frederic Dorr Steele -- The Darlington subsitution scandal / David Stuart Davies -- The problem of the purple maculas / James C. Iraldi --
  • You think that's funny?: The adventure of the second swag / Robert Barr -- Sheer luck again / Stanley Rubinstein -- A pragmatic enigma / John Kendrick Bangs -- Herlock Shomes at it again / Anonymous -- The Reigate Road murder / Anthony Armstrong -- The succored beauty / William B. Kahn -- The marriage of Sherlock Holmes / Gregory Breitman -- The return of Sherlock Holmes / E. F. Benson and Eustace H. Miles -- The unmasking of Sherlock Holmes / Arthur Chapman -- The adventure of the diamond necklace / Geroge F. Forrest -- The adventure of the Ascot tie / Robert L. Fish --
  • Contemporary Victorians: The case of mis-identity / Colin Dexter -- The startling events in the electrified city / Thomas Perry -- The case of Colonel Warburton's madness / Lyndsay Faye -- The infernal machine / John Lutz -- The specter of Tullyfane Abbey / Peter Tremayne -- The adventure of the agitated actress / Daniel Stashower -- The adventure of the Dorset Street lodger / Michael Moorcock -- The adventure of the veneous lizard / Bill Crider -- The case of the Friesland outrage / June Thompson -- The strange case of the tongue-tied tenor / Carol Buggé -- The human mystery / Tanith Lee -- Hostage to fortune / Anne Perry -- The adventure of the missing Countess / Jon Koons -- The adventure of Zolnay, the aerialist / Rick Boyer -- The adventure of the giant rat of Sumatra / John L. Escroart --
  • The footsteps of a gigantic Author: Did Sherlock Holmes meet Hercule...? / Julian Symonds -- A trifling affair / H. R. F. Keating -- Raffles: the enigma of the Admiral's hat and Raffles on the trail of the Hound / Barry Perowne -- The adventure of the cipher in the sand / Edwward D. Hoch -- The South Sea Soup Co. / Kenneth Millar -- The adventure of the clothes-line / Carolyn Wells -- Sherlock Holmes and the muffin / Dorothy B. Hughes -- The man from Capetown / Stuart M. Kaminsky -- But our hero was not dead / Manly Wade Wellman -- The adventure of the marked man / Stuart Palmer
Control code
1627340
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xxii, 789 pages
Isbn
9781101870891
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014047958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1627340
  • (OCoLC)919588176
Label
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Publication
Note
"To provide a little guidance through this massive tome, I've divided the stories into several categories but admit, immediately, it is of questionable validity, as many of the stories fall into more than one subdivision (A.A. Milne and P.G. Wodehouse, for example, will be found in the "Literary Writers" section but, since they wrote parodies, they could be found there just as easily). It's not unlike making lists of foods that are delicious and foods that are fattening: there will be overlapping. The two most reasonable choices are to ignore the categorizations altogether or to suggest that you don't take them very much to heart and just enjoy the stories" -- Page vii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Master: The field bazaar / Arthur Conan Doyle -- How Watson learned the trick / Arthur Conan Doyle --
  • Familiar as the rose in spring: The unique "Hamlet" / Vincent Starrett -- The stolen cigar-case / Bret Harte -- The case of the man who was wanted / Arthur Whitaker -- The adventure of the two collaborators / James M. Barrie -- The sleuths / O. Henry -- Holms and the dasher / A. B. Cox -- An irreductible detective story / Stephen Leacock -- The doctor's case / Stephen King --
  • The literature of crime: The brown recluse / Davis Grubb -- The Darkwater Hall mystery / Kingsley Amis -- The case of the gifted amateur / J. C. Masterman -- The late Sherlock Homes / James M. Barrie -- Sherlock Holmes and the Drood mystery / Edmund Pearson -- The rape of the Sherlock / A. A. Milne -- From a detective's notebook / P. G. Wodehouse -- The adventure of the remarkable worm / August Derleth -- The enchanted garden / H. F. Heard -- A study in hadwriting / Ring W. Lardner -- The case of death and honey / Neil Gaiman -- Murder to music / Anthony Burgess --
  • In the beginning: An evening with Sherlock Holmes / James M. Barrie -- Detective stories gone wrong: The adventures of Sherlaw Kombs / Robert Barr -- Sherlock Holmes vs Conan Doyle / Anonymous -- The Duke's feather / R. C. Lehmann -- The sign of the "400" / Roy. L. McCardell --
  • Holmesless: Codeine (7 per cent) / Christopher Morley -- Mrs. Hudson's case / Laurie R. King -- The final problem / Bliss Austin --
  • Not of this place: The adventure of the boggle-wolf / Anthonny Boucher -- The Martian crown jewels / Poul Anderson -- Sherlock among the spirits / Anonymous -- The case of the mising partiarchs / Logan Clendening -- The devil and Sherlock Holms / Loren D. Estleman --
  • Keeping the memory green: The strange case of the megatherium thefts / S. C. Roberts -- The adventures of the noble husband / Peter Cannon -- A night with Sherlock Holmes / William O. Fuller -- The adventure of the wooden box / Leslie S. Klinger -- The case of the unseen hand / Donald Thomas -- The abandoned brigantine / Sam Benady -- The adventure of the curious canary / Barry Day -- The adventure of the murdered art editor / Frederic Dorr Steele -- The Darlington subsitution scandal / David Stuart Davies -- The problem of the purple maculas / James C. Iraldi --
  • You think that's funny?: The adventure of the second swag / Robert Barr -- Sheer luck again / Stanley Rubinstein -- A pragmatic enigma / John Kendrick Bangs -- Herlock Shomes at it again / Anonymous -- The Reigate Road murder / Anthony Armstrong -- The succored beauty / William B. Kahn -- The marriage of Sherlock Holmes / Gregory Breitman -- The return of Sherlock Holmes / E. F. Benson and Eustace H. Miles -- The unmasking of Sherlock Holmes / Arthur Chapman -- The adventure of the diamond necklace / Geroge F. Forrest -- The adventure of the Ascot tie / Robert L. Fish --
  • Contemporary Victorians: The case of mis-identity / Colin Dexter -- The startling events in the electrified city / Thomas Perry -- The case of Colonel Warburton's madness / Lyndsay Faye -- The infernal machine / John Lutz -- The specter of Tullyfane Abbey / Peter Tremayne -- The adventure of the agitated actress / Daniel Stashower -- The adventure of the Dorset Street lodger / Michael Moorcock -- The adventure of the veneous lizard / Bill Crider -- The case of the Friesland outrage / June Thompson -- The strange case of the tongue-tied tenor / Carol Buggé -- The human mystery / Tanith Lee -- Hostage to fortune / Anne Perry -- The adventure of the missing Countess / Jon Koons -- The adventure of Zolnay, the aerialist / Rick Boyer -- The adventure of the giant rat of Sumatra / John L. Escroart --
  • The footsteps of a gigantic Author: Did Sherlock Holmes meet Hercule...? / Julian Symonds -- A trifling affair / H. R. F. Keating -- Raffles: the enigma of the Admiral's hat and Raffles on the trail of the Hound / Barry Perowne -- The adventure of the cipher in the sand / Edwward D. Hoch -- The South Sea Soup Co. / Kenneth Millar -- The adventure of the clothes-line / Carolyn Wells -- Sherlock Holmes and the muffin / Dorothy B. Hughes -- The man from Capetown / Stuart M. Kaminsky -- But our hero was not dead / Manly Wade Wellman -- The adventure of the marked man / Stuart Palmer
Control code
1627340
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xxii, 789 pages
Isbn
9781101870891
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014047958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1627340
  • (OCoLC)919588176

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