More Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
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More Rivals of Sherlock Holmes







More Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

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Fans of Sherlock Holmes will find these stories entertaining for their parallels to the master detective, but for the most part they are more than simple copying exercises.THE SUPERFLUOUS FINGER is slightly weaker but memorably macabre and readable with it.


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More Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: Stories from the Golden

Phillips Oppenheim -- THE RIVALS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES was an excellent anthology by Hugh Greene that spawned numerous sequels, of which this is the first.By far the most common technique writers used in competing with Holmes, however, and one that is still employed today, was to give their characters a Unique Selling Point which was emphasized in every story. Still, we have to make do with what we have, and COSMOPOLITAN CRIMES is another interesting look at the genre. Crossing the Line Traveling Europe in search of adventure and a means of earning money, Miss Cayley becomes involved in mysteries which require all her wit and intelligence to solve.More Rivals of Sherlock Holmes gives us a glimpse of how important Sherlock Holmes and his counterparts were to their contemporary audience.

Donald Pleasence / The Rivals Of Sherlock Holmes 1971

Rennison has combed antique publications dated between 1890 and 1914 to find interesting detectives who competed for eyeballs with the great Sherlock Holmes and brought them back for fans to enjoy. Tigers at Twilight The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a British anthology mystery television series produced by Thames Television which was originally broadcast on the ITV Network. The Key to Fear Rennison has been at pains not to feature authors such as GK Chesterton or Jacques Futrelle, both of whom had major roles in the first Rivals.A giant human hand appears in a room where, many years ago, a grisly killing took place. The Unquiet Past A SENSIBLE COURSE OF ACTION is by Baron Palle Rosenkrantz and features a woman hiding out with a Danish detective, claiming that no less than her own brother-in-law is trying to kill her.

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John Cleal is a former soldier and journalist with an interest in medieval history. With hindsight, we are in a position to evaluate these stories anew, for their illumination of the past for example, we can discern the jingoism and the sense of entitlement occasioned by empire but also small rebellions and non-conformity. Here are eight of my favorites: Could there be a more cerebral detective than the great Sherlock Holmes?