The Confidential Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Marvin Kaye

Minotaur Books

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This long-awaited volume finally brings to light several cases of the world's most famous consulting detective that were originally suppressed to avoid scandal and embarrassment to the Crown, public figures, or to Holmes himself. Now, the truth is finally revealed regarding Holmes's exploits involving the Titanic, his rematch with Irene Adler, the childhoods of both Holmes and Watson, and such figures as Ida Tarbell, P.G. Wodehouse, and James McNeil Whistler. The Confidential Casebook of Sherlock Holmes is a cornucopia of Sherlockiana that will delight fans young and no-so-young.

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Watson mentions “The Darlington Substitution Scandal” in “A Scandal in Bohemia,” which suggests that he might have eventually sent this manuscript to The Strand, but this is purely speculative. Still, one cannot help wondering why, in the case of such a delicate matter, he mentioned Darlington at all. Perhaps Watson was so offended by that individual’s beastly behaviour that in spite of Holmes’s high moral character, he just could not bear to let the scoundrel escape without some trace of censure attached to his name.

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"Baker Street regulars will enjoy...true to the spirit and language of those written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The delightful game is still afoot!" --San Jose Mercury News on The Confidental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

"Irresistibly entertaining and true to the spirit of the original." --Entertainment Weekly on The Confidental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

"A must-read for the ever-loyal throng of Baker Street fans." --Booklist on The Resurrected Holmes

"If you haven't already succumbed to the Holmes/Watson aura, you will by the time you finish The Resurrected Holmes." --Buffalo News

"If your heart belongs to Baker Street, don't miss Marvin Kaye's generous anthology." --Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine on The Game Is Afoot

"Rich with thrills and laughter, this is a true delight for all students of the Baker STreet menage." --Library Journal on The Game Is Afoot

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Marvin Kaye

MARVIN KAYE is the author and editor of more than forty books. He lives in New York, New York.

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The Confidential Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Marvin Kaye

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
December 1997
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ISBN: 9780312207137
ISBN10: 0312207131
368 pages
$7.99
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