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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes By Nicholas Utechin

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes by Nicholas Utechin

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Summary

Brimming with strange and amusing facts, Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes explores this timeless character and the continuation of impact it has had on audiences today. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it the perfect book to dip in to.

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes Summary

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes by Nicholas Utechin

Ever since Arthur Conan Doyle created the pipe-smoking, deer stalkered character, Sherlock Holmes, he has become a part of popular culture for generations, and here every aspect of the legendary detective is investigated. Brimming with strange and amusing facts, Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes explores this timeless character and the continuation of impact it has had on audiences today. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it the perfect book to dip in to. The amazing and extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure.

About Nicholas Utechin

Nicholas Utechin is an Honorary member of The Sherlock Holmes Society of London and edited its Journal from 1976-2006. He is also a member of the American Baker Street Irregulars society and is distantly related to the great film portrayer of Holmes, Basil Rathbone.Nick is a freelance journalist and broadcaster and was a senior producer on BBC Radio 4, working on such programmes as Today, Any Questions?, Call Nick Ross, All In The Mind and Feedback.
He lives in Oxford

Table of Contents

Contents to include:
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • London in the early stories
  • The Sign of Four
  • Baker Street
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • His play `Sherlock Holmes' (1899)
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • The Baker Street Irregulars (US Sherlockians)
  • The Game authors
  • Radio: Orson Welles Rathbone-Bruce (Edith Meiser) Carleton Hobbs-Norman Shelley Clive Merrison-Michael Williams
  • Film: The Earliest - William Gillette Eille Norwood Arthur Wontner John Barrymore/Clive Brook/Raymond Massey Basil Rathbone Peter Cushing/John Neville/ Christopher Plummer Downey Jnr.

Additional information

GOR005923427
Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Sherlock Holmes by Nicholas Utechin
Used - Very Good
Hardback
David & Charles
2012-10-30
144
1446302687
9781446302682
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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