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New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Martin Harry Greenberg (Editor), Carol-Lynn Rossel Waugh (Editor)

Other authors: Jon L. Breen (Contributor), Bill Crider (Contributor), Lillian De La Torre (Contributor), Loren D. Estleman (Contributor), John E. Gardner (Contributor)13 more, Michael Gilbert (Contributor), Joyce Harrington (Contributor), Michael Harrison (Contributor), Edward D. Hoch (Contributor), Dorothy B. Hughes (Contributor), Barry Jones (Contributor), Stuart M. Kaminsky (Contributor), Stephen King (Contributor), Peter Lovesey (Contributor), John Lutz (Contributor), Anne Perry (Contributor), Gary Alan Ruse (Contributor), Edward Wellen (Contributor)

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Bestselling author Anne Perry and Conan Doyle's most recent biographer, Daniel Stashower, among others, contribute new stories that expand this tribute to Conan Doyle's immortal creation. Mystery editors Martin Greenberg and Carol-Lynn R"ssel Waugh specially commissioned original works by Stephen King, Michael Gilbert, John Lutz, Edward D. Hoch, Dorothy B. Hughes, Peter Lovesey, Lillian de la Torre, John Gardner, and others for the first edition. With over 100,000 copies sold since its publication for the centennial of the first Holmes story, "The Speckled Band," in 1987, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes has ranked in popularity only after the first Conan Doyle stories. "A first-rate collection . . . A splendid addition to Holmesiana, worthy of its honoree" - Publishers Weekly "A well-mixed and amusing assortment" - Los Angeles Times Book Review "Mini-masterpieces in the Conan Doyle style" - Philadelphia Inquirer "[A] fine compendium of crime" - Chicago Sun-Times… (more)
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A good collection of Sherlock stories, probably something here for most Sherlockians, but you'll have to do the hunting. I found some more enjoyable than others -- I was in the mood for some very traditional pastiches (i.e. no zombies, no super computers, not set in space, etc.). Some stories in the collection turned the canon on its head, others were much more traditional. My favorite was the story by Stephen King (yes, that Stephen King), "The Doctor's Case". Also, Barry Jones's "Shadows on the Lawn" was downright creepy, and was more in keeping with ACD's style. ( )
  benjclark | Jul 23, 2015 |
contains SK's "The Doctor's Case"
  PBlock | Jul 6, 2013 |
I bought this book because I saw Stephen King's name on the cover. And King's story, "The Doctor's Case," is likely the best in the book. ( )
1 vote riani1 | Mar 11, 2007 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Greenberg, Martin HarryEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Waugh, Carol-Lynn RosselEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Breen, Jon L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crider, BillContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
De La Torre, LillianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Estleman, Loren D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gardner, John E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gilbert, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harrington, JoyceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harrison, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hoch, Edward D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hughes, Dorothy B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, BarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kaminsky, Stuart M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lovesey, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lutz, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Perry, AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ruse, Gary AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wellen, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Buoncompagni, MauroTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lellenberg, Jon L.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Longo, IgorTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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