The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
Stories from the Golden Age of Gaslight Crime
Sherlock Holmes was not the only fictional sleuth foiling criminal masterminds in late Victorian England. Here are his rivals: Robert Barr’s Eugene Valmont; GK Chesterton’s amiable Father Brown; and one of the first women detectives, CL Pirkis’s Loveday Brooke.
Flappers and Philosophers
Published in 1920 following the success of the novel This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald's first collection of short stories includes many of his finest. 'The Offshore Pirate', 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', 'The Ice Palace' and 'Benediction' present his archetypal Jazz Age heroines, the beautiful and wilful young women who became a hallmark of his fiction. Part of the Cambridge Edition series, this volume includes notes and details of the stories' composition and publication history.