Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes

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David & Charles, Aug 31, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 230 pages
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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes brings to life the most celebrated fictional character in history, through all of Arthur Conan Doyle’s 59 stories, to his transition onto stage, radio, television and the big screen that continues today, along with the actors who have played him.
Every aspect of the pipe-smoking, deer stalkered character is explored, including his relationships with Dr Watson, his long-suffering landlady Mrs Hudson, Scotland Yard detectives, and his nemesis Professor Moriarty, as well as Holmes’ literary and musical tastes, bad habits, and his preferred disguises.

Whether you enjoy the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle or the television shows and films that they have inspired, this latest title in the Amazing & Extraordinary Facts series celebrates the timeless detective who will continue to be a firm part of popular culture for generations to come.

 

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Nick Utechin is an Honorary member of The Sherlock Holmes Society of London and edited its Journal from 1976–2006. He is also a member of the American Baker Street Irregulars society and is distantly related to the great film portrayer of Holmes, Basil Rathbone. Nick is a freelance journalist and broadcaster and was a senior producer on BBC Radio 4, working on such programmes as Today, Any Questions?, Call Nick Ross, All In The Mind and Feedback. He lives in Oxford with his wife Annie.

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