The Sherlock Holmes Companion

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In an illustrated guide to the Great Detective as both literary character and cultural phenomenon, Smith provides synopses of all four novels and 56 short stories (without giving away the endings), and profiles Arthur Conan Doyle and other figures – real and fictional – in the history of Holmes. The book includes interviews with actors who have portrayed Holmes and Watson on film, radio and television and chapters on themes including the stories' original illustrator, Sidney Paget, and the detective's literary lineage.

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The Sherlock Holmes Companion

The Sherlock Holmes Companion

An Elementary Guide

Aurum2014

Hardback224pp Illustrated235x188mm

9781781314043     Product Code: 224032

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In an illustrated guide to the Great Detective as both literary character and cultural phenomenon, Smith provides synopses of all four novels and 56 short stories (without giving away the endings), and profiles Arthur Conan Doyle and other figures – real and fictional – in the history of Holmes. The book includes interviews with actors who have portrayed Holmes and Watson on film, radio and television and chapters on themes including the stories' original illustrator, Sidney Paget, and the detective's literary lineage.

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