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The Sherlockian

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display_descriptionHurtling from present day New York to Victorian London, The Sherlockian weaves the history of Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle into an inspired and entertaining double mystery that proves to be anything but "elementary."
In December 1893, Sherlock Holmes-adoring Londoners eagerly opened their Strand magazines, anticipating the detective's next adventure, only to find the unthinkable: his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, had killed their hero off. London spiraled into mourning-crowds sported black armbands in grief-and railed against Conan Doyle as his assassin.
Then in 1901, just as abruptly as Conan Doyle had "murdered" Holmes in "The Final Problem," he resurrected him. Though the writer kept detailed diaries of his days and work, Conan Doyle never explained this sudden change of heart. After his death, one of his journals from the interim period was discovered to be missing, and in the decades since, has never been found.... Or has it?
When literary researcher Harold White is inducted into the preeminent Sherlock Holmes enthusiast society, The Baker Street Irregulars, he never imagines he's about to be thrust onto the hunt for the holy grail of Holmes-ophiles: the missing diary. But when the world's leading Doylean scholar is found murdered in his hotel room, it is Harold-using wisdom and methods gleaned from countless detective stories-who takes up the search, both for the diary and for the killer.
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subject_facetDiaries -- Authorship -- Fiction
Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- 1859-1930 -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Literary historians -- Fiction
London (England) -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Scholars -- Crimes against -- Fiction
Serial murderers -- England -- London -- Fiction
Stoker, Bram, -- 1847-1912 -- Fiction
title_displayThe Sherlockian
title_fullThe Sherlockian
The Sherlockian / Graham Moore
title_shortThe Sherlockian
topic_facetAuthorship
Crimes against
Diaries
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literary historians
Mystery
Scholars
Serial murderers
Stoker, Bram