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Ed. Michael Sims: The Dead Witness

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The Dead Witness Ed. Michael Sims First published in the UK 2011 This edition Bloomsbury, 2012 ISBN: 9781408822005 608 pages Source: Wymondham Library I love short story collections, especially those that offer up short stories I haven’t encountered before. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Sign of Four

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The Sign of Four Arthur Conan Doyle with an introduction by Graham Greene First published in the UK 1890, Blackett This version Pan Books, 1975 ISBN: 0330244264 140 pages Source: Had it for ages Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: His Last Bow

His Last Bow Arthur Conan Doyle First published in the UK September 1917, The Strand Magazine This version included in Leslie S. Klinger’s The Complete Annotated Sherlock Holmes, 2004 ISBN: 9780393059168 15 pages The Irish-American had entered the study and stretched his … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventure of the Empty House

The Adventure of the Empty House Arthur Conan Doyle First published in the UK 1903, The Strand Magazine This version included in Leslie S. Klinger’s The Complete Annotated Sherlock Holmes, 2004 ISBN: 9780393059168 34 pages I moved my head to look at … Continue reading

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Andrew Forrester: The Female Detective

The Female Detective Andrew Forrester First published in the UK 1864 This edition The British Library, 2012 ISBN: 9780712358781 316 pages After thoroughly enjoying the high-Victorian larks of Mrs Paschal the Lady Detective last month, I turned with some enthusiasm to the … Continue reading

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William Stephens Hayward: Revelations of a Lady Detective

Revelations of a Lady Detective William Stephens Hayward First published in the UK 1864 This edition The British Library Publishing Division, 2013 ISBN: 9780712358965 278 pages I mentioned the British Library’s services to classic crime fiction a few weeks back, and they … Continue reading

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