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The Last Sherlock Holmes Story by Michael Dibdin

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York, USA .
Written in English


  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Mystery/Suspense

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9838299M
ISBN 100345280679
ISBN 109780345280671

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The Last Sherlock Holmes Story is a story about Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr Watson. A packet of paper, written by the doctor lay hidden in a locked box. It is about the case of Jack the Ripper, the murders in the East End of London, and the detective Sherlock /5. Traditionally, the canon of Sherlock Holmes consists of the 56 short stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this context, the term "canon" is an attempt to distinguish between Doyle's original works and subsequent works by other authors using the same characters. May 01,  · 'The Last Sherlock Holmes Story' by Michael Dibdin is just one of the many Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper fictions that exist within the world of Holmesian literature, but this story is has very singular factors which separate it from other stories written/5. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. This short story collection was published from through in The Strand. A Scandal in Bohemia The Red-headed League A Case of Identity His Last Bow; The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes. The stories in this collection were originally published between and

‘His Last Bow’ itself is the last story of the collection. It’s a different Sherlock Holmes story because there’s no real mystery that Holmes solves in this story. Let me be honest with you – this is one Sherlock Holmes story that I found to be a bit boring because there wasn’t much of a plot. List of Sherlock Holmes Novels and Books in Chronological Order. Sherlock Holmes is a world-famous fictional detective. His cases have gained countless fans, and still remains popular. Here is a list of all the titles written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the Sherlock Holmes book series. About The Last Sherlock Holmes Story. In Sherlock Holmes is languishing for a criminal case worthy of his powers, then one materializes, heralded by the spatter of gore and the shriek of headlines. For in vice-ridden Whitechapel, three female paupers of dubious morals have been murdered, their bodies hideously defiled. Aug 19,  · In The Last Sherlock Holmes Story, Michael Dibdin pits the sleuth of Baker Street against the Butcher of Whitechapel--the archfiend Jack the Ripper. In doing so, he gives readers a Holmes possessed of greater and more disturbing depths than the one they thought they by: 4.

Jul 16,  · Book Description. Can the world's greatest detective unmask Jack the Ripper? The Last Sherlock Holmes Story is a thrilling addition to the Sherlock Holmes canon by Michael Dibdin, another of Britain's best-loved crime writers.. About the Author. Michael Dibdin was born in /5(51). Thinking of a detective story I decided that reasoning rather than coincidence should form its basis. Then my experience of Dr Bell suggested Sherlock Holmes to me. 'A Study in Scarlet was the first book I published. It made no particular stir. Sherlock Holmes caught on when I began to write the short stories which appeared month by month. Hi there! Looks like you're visiting from the US – and that means that it's not allowed to make the “Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” available for download. This will change in stages starting from January 1st, to January 1st, , but for the time being the Case-Book remains protected by US copyright laws. The Last Sherlock Holmes Story Back Cover Note. For fifty years after Dr Watson's death, a packet of papers, written by the doctor himself, lay hidden in a locked box. The papers contained an extraordinary report of the case of Jack the Ripper and the horrible murders in the East End of London in Pages: