My Sherlock Holmes

Untold Stories of the Great Detective

Michael Kurland, Editor

Minotaur Books

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For over a century, readers have thrilled to the exploits of Sherlock Holmes as told from the point of view of Dr. Watson. But do Watson's tales really tell the true story of the Great Detective? In this collection of thirteen original tales, each narrated by a side character from the original canon, another side of the legend is revealed. From what Inspector Lestrade really thought about Holmes to Holmes' untold encounter with the insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, from the bitter reminiscences of C. Auguste Dupin to the thoughts of his long-term landlady, Mrs. Hudson, the long-standing veil of mystery over Sherlock Holmes is finally lifted.

From the imaginations of Barbara Hambly, Cara Black, Peter Tremayne, Richard Lupoff, and Michael Kurland, among others, another side of the famous fictional detective is finally revealed.

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My Sherlock Holmes
THE CHEVALIER C. AUGUSTE DUPIN"It is simple enough as you explain it," I said, smiling. "You remind me of Edgar Allan Poe's Dupin. I had no idea that such individuals did exist outside of stories."Sherlock Holmes rose and lit his pipe. "No doubt you think that you are complimenting me in comparing me to Dupin," he observed. "Now, in my opinion, Dupin was a very inferior fellow. That trick of his of breaking in on his friends' thoughts with an apropros remark after a quarter of an hour's silence is really very showy and superficial.

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Michael Kurland, Editor

Michael Kurland is the author of nearly forty books, including both non-fiction (How to Solve a Murder) and fiction (The Great Game), though he is perhaps best known for his novels and stories featuring Professor James Moriarty. His novels A Plague of Spies and The Infernal Device were finalists for the Edgar Award. Born and raised in New York City, he lives in Petaluma, California.

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My Sherlock Holmes
Untold Stories of the Great Detective
Michael Kurland, Editor

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
January 2004
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312325954
ISBN10: 0312325959
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 384 pages
$22.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
January 2004
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ISBN: 9781466826120
ISBN10: 1466826126
368 pages
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