A thorough and authoritative exploration of the life, career, and philosophy of the world’s most renowned detective includes notations of all the stories, films. More than years after his first appearance, Sherlock Holmes is a literary phenomenon without comparison. This first comprehensive compendium to all the. : Encyclopedia Sherlockiana () by Matthew E Bunson and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available.

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Encyclopedia Sherlockiana: The Complete A-To-Z Guide to the World of the Great Detective

The Encyclopaedia Sherlockianafirst published in and republished as The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Encyclopedia inis a reference text sherlcokiana contains an exhaustive list of over 3, people, places, and things associated with the universe of Sherlock Holmes. The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Encyclopedia.

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Sherlockiana is memorabilia and non-canonical works of fiction about the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. Photographs, maps, diagrams and artistic illustrations add to the clarity of the discussion.

Views Read Edit View history. For example, Dogs that appear in the stories, Sherlock Holmes in science fiction, Sherlock Holmes films, TV, and rad This is a reference book; not the kind of thing that you sit down and read straight sherlokciana but great to keep by your chair and dip into. It encycolpedia not really a scholarly presentation on the character of Sherlock Holmes but rather a pseudo-scholarly satire parodying studies that are usually devoted to more “serious” subjects.

There are also some lists: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thomas Taylor rated it it was amazing Dec 09, Eli Wright rated it really liked it Nov 07, Republished in his collection Essays in Satire inthis text enjoyed sherlockina great diffusion and became the model for encyclopediia of works for decades to follow.

Knox and his lecture Studies in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes. When he was a child, with his brothers, he wrote a critic about The Sign of Four like a parody of the critical studies of literary and religious works.

Lists with This Book. Watsonin which he denounced some errors of dates in The Hound of the Baskervilles. The study is limited to the Sherlock Holmes saga in the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyleincluding all the characters appearing in the stories their lives, their activities, the places where they live, etc.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The A to Z entries include informative discussions of the stories, characters, and locations not only of the Canon but also parodies, pastiches, stage plays, movies, TV and radio; as well as biographies of the principal actors in each artistic realm.


Much non-canonical fiction, not sherkockiana by Sir Arthur Conan Doylehas been published that relates to these characters and their world. Paperbackpages. DL rated it it was amazing Aug 27, Marian rated it really liked it Mar 28, Refresh and try again. From there, the Sherlockiana flourished and became the pastime of thousands of people in the world today.

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Arthur Conan Doyle ‘s Sherlock Holmes. A valuable reference book for Sherlockians and Holmesians, particularly those also interested in films, radio, pastiches etc.

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