Sherlock Holmes in America: 14 Original Stories de Martin H. Greenberg

Sherlock Holmes in America: 14 Original Stories

ÉditeurMartin H. Greenberg

livre numérique Kobo | 1 novembre 2009 | Anglais

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Sherlock Holmes makes his American debut in this fascinating and extraordinary collection of never-before-published crime and mystery stories by bestselling American writers. The world's greatest detective and his famous sidekick Watson are on their first trip across the Atlantic as they fight crime all over nineteenth-century North America. From the bustling neighborhoods of New York City and Washington, D.C., to sunny yet sinister cities like San Francisco on the West Coast, the world's best-loved British sleuth will face some of the most cunning criminals America has to offer, and meet some of America's most famous figures along the way. Each original story is written in the extraordinary tradition of Doyle's best work, yet each comes with a unique American twist that is sure to satisfy and exhilarate both Sherlock Holmes purists and those who always wished that Holmes could nab the nefarious closer to home. This is a must-read for any mystery fan and for those who have followed Holmes' illustrious career over the waterfall and back again.

Titre :Sherlock Holmes in America: 14 Original StoriesFormat :livre numérique KoboPublié le :1 novembre 2009Publié par :SkyhorseLangue :Anglais

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ISBN - 10 :1628732296

ISBN - 13 :9781628732290

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The world’s greatest sleuth makes his American debut in this groundbreaking collection of never-before-published mystery stories set in the US.The world’s greatest detective and his loyal sidekick Dr. Watson are on their first trip across the Atlantic—to nineteenth-century America! From the bustling neighborhoods of New York City and Boston to sinister locales like Salt Lake City and fog-shrouded cities like San Francisco, the beloved British sleuth faces the most cunning criminals America has to offer, while meeting some of her most famous figures along the way, such as Teddy Roosevelt and Harry Houdini.A groundbreaking anthology, Sherlock Holmes in America features original short stories by award-winning American writers, each in the extraordinary tradition of Conan Doyle, and each with a unique American twist that is sure to satisfy and exhilarate both Sherlock Holmes purists and those who wished Holmes could nab the nefarious closer to home. There is:“The Adventure of the Missing Three Quarters” by Jon L. Breen“The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist” by Loren D. Estleman“The Case of Colonial Warburton’s Madness” by Lyndsay Faye“The Minister’s Missing Daughter” by Victoria Thompson“The Adventure of the White City” by Bill CriderAnd more!This is a must-read for any mystery fan and for those who have followed Holmes' illustrious career over the waterfall and back again.