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Head of Zeus
10 Dec 2020 * HARDBACK * £25 * 9781800240285

An anthology of stories inspired by the greatest detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes.

Fiction / FF (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 928 pages  Format: 240 x 170 mm
Exclusive: GB AU NZ IN ZA SG   Not for sale: CA US
Also by Otto Penzler
Sherlockedited by Otto Penzler

The greatest detective of all time.

In 1887, Arthur Conan Doyle put pen to paper and created a legend: Sherlock Holmes. His tall, slender, hawk-nosed figure with his deerstalker hat is instantly recognizable in every corner of the world.

Alongside Doyle's original stories, Sherlock has spawned a literature of his own in parodies and homages. More than 25,000 books, stories and articles have been written by authors, amateurs and scholars.

In this stupendous anthology, the best and most brilliant are collected together for the first time.

Contributors include:

Arthur Conan Doyle, James M. Barrie, O. Henry, Stephen King, Kingsley Amis, A.A. Milne, P.G. Wodehouse, Neil Gaiman, Anthony Burgess, Colin Dexter and Anne Perry.

'A must for all fans of the great detective' Publishers Weekly

'A landmark volume' Booklist

Otto Penzler, series editor, is the founder of the Mysterious Press (1975), Mysterious (2011) and New York City's Mysterious Bookshop (1979). He has won a Raven, the Ellery Queen Award, two Edgars and lifetime achievement awards from Noircon and The Strand Magazine. He has edited more than 70 anthologies and written extensively about crime fiction.

MARKET: Fans of detective fiction and short stories.

The variety of approaches is an eloquent testament to Conan Doyle's genius... A must for all fans of the great detective' Publishers Weekly

Easily the largest collection of Sherlockiana tales ever published... A landmark volume' Booklist

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