A Sherlock Holmes Handbook (Google eBook)
Here in one convenient book by a noted Sherlockian scholar is everything needed for the study and enjoyment of the Holmes canon: information on the stories and their publishing history; an assessment of a century of illustrators; a biography of Arthur Conan Doyle and a bibliography of his other writings; commentary on the films and plays about Sherlock Holmes; synopses of the stories and information about their characters; a survey of Victorian life and on the geography and social scene of 1895 London; and information on current Sherlockian organizations. A final section comments on the lasting appeal of Sherlock Holmes and what he means to generations of readers.
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Review: A Sherlock Holmes HandbookUser Review - Bob - Goodreads
“A must for any Sherlockian library” and similar phrases seem to appear a bit too often. The Canon can be enjoyed without 100 accompanying books next to it on your shelf. However, there are a few ... Read full review
Review: A Sherlock Holmes HandbookUser Review - Rozonda - Goodreads
This is a source of pure enjoyment for all Sherlockian freaks like me. A comprehensive guide to everything Holmes-related up to the 1990s-history, society, characters, pastiches, movies,plays...and an ... Read full review