Sherlockian Ruminations from a Stormy Petrel

Author: Brenda Rossini
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1780927088
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Here are a few essays about puzzlers in and about Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories: The Devil's Foot and the author's cautious inserts of the Christian sacraments he learnt as a boy; A liturgical opposite - the Hebrew rabbi in Scandal in Bohemia; The Boscombe Valley murder re-emerging in a contemporary divining of a murder at Pemberley; The definitive solution and identification of Jack the Ripper - search no further; AND The Salvation Army and Suffragettes picked-on and prodded in the Red-Headed League.

Graceland Cemetery in Chicago

Author: Brenda Rossini
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1787050580
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Graceland Cemetery is one of Chicago's most outstanding memorial grounds. It's like a little town with a private lake and mausoleums lining its streets. The funerary architecture is spectacular. Here lie Chicago's deceased: baseball players, boxers, ballerinas, fire victims, detectives, politicians, department store owners and inventors. They passed through nature and on to eternity but not without a pawky connection to Sherlock Holmes.

Bill Ricker An Appreciation

Author: David Noakes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402053665
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This book is the first complete biography of one of the founders of fishery science, William Edwin (Bill) Ricker (1908 - 2001), immortalized in the Ricker Curve. This book combines Bill’s own recollections with contributions from those who knew him and worked with him as a colleague during his multifaceted career. In an article written shortly before his death, Bill gives his own account of his career and intellectual development.

I ve Got My Period So What

Author: Clara Henry
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510714235
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Your period. What is it, really? And why is it so embarrassing to walk to the bathroom hiding a tampon in your sleeve? Comedian and Scandinavian YouTube sensation Clara Henry has the answers to all your burning questions about bleeding. Have you always wondered what menstruation is, why it causes terrible cramps, or why it makes you want to do nothing but eat chocolate and watch cute cat videos? Have you been shocked that it’s taboo to talk about something that half the world’s population goes through every month? And above all, have you been looking for the best snarky response to the question “Are you on your period, or what?" Whether you’re expecting your first period, have already gotten it, or know someone close to you who’s just begun the torment, this funny and informative book will tell you everything you need to know. In a funny, powerful, and entertaining voice, this book covers important terms, types of sanitary protection, and the history of menstruation and women’s fight for equal access to reproductive healthcare. And if you suddenly find yourself hankering for chocolate or cute animals? Well. Welcome to the period club.

The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Paul D. Gilbert
Publisher: Robert Hale
ISBN: 0719805341
Format: PDF
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Dr John Watson finally reopens the lid of his old tin box and discovers a veritable treasure trove of unpublished tales recounting the remarkable skills of his friend and colleague, Mr Sherlock Holmes. With Holmes's consent, we now have the following cases: The Hooded man, The Adventure of the Connoisseur, The Missing Don Giovanni, The Old Grey Horse, The Mystery of Avalon, The Adventure of the Conscientious Constable and The Adventures of the Dying Gaul. These accounts should satify every devotee until such time as Watson reopens his box of chronicles.

A Study in Sherlock

Author: Laurie R. King
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0812982460
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A collection of stories inspired by Sherlock Holmes includes contributions by such authors as Neil Gaiman, Lee Child, Tony Broadbent, and Jacqueline Winspear.

The Curse of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Dhanil Ali
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1780923783
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The acclaimed National Theatre actor Robert Stephens said to the star of Granada TV?s Sherlock Holmes; Jeremy Brett; ?Do not undertake the role of Sherlock Holmes. He will be your undoing?. ?You must drop it Mr. Holmes, you really must. It will be your undoing? said Professor James Moriarty upon his first encounter with Sherlock Holmes. Somewhere between the fact and fiction Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?s greatest creation stole the soul of Jeremy Brett, the actor who would become the embodiment of the Baker Street sleuth. The Curse of Sherlock Holmes follows Jeremy as he fights for his sanity?. His life. This is the full script of the play by Dhanil Ali.

The Annals of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Paul D. Gilbert
Publisher: Robert Hale
ISBN: 0719808006
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This sparkling collection of three new Sherlock Holmes stories draw on details and hints from the pages of Conan Doyle’s classic works. From the pen of the acclaimed Doctor John Watson we are introduced to previously unsolved mysteries as referenced in many of the original stories.

Sherlock Holmes and the Dead Boer at Scotney Castle

Author: Tim Symonds
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1780920938
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In Sherlock Holmes and The Dead Boer at Scotney Castle the great consulting detective comes up against the rich and powerful Kipling League. Dr Watson recounts the extraordinary events which took place on a spacious early summer day in the Sussex and Kent countryside in 1904. None of the earlier stories chronicling the adventures of Sherlock Holmes compares to the strange circumstances which determined Watson to take up his pen to relate this extraordinary adventure against Holmes express wishes.

Sherlock Holmes and Hitler s Messenger of Death

Author: Petr Macek
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1787050513
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Spring 1937. While German Chancellor Adolf Hitler ceaselessly talks of peace, his actions seem deliberately calculated to make the Western allies lose patience. The schizophrenic geopolitical atmosphere even can be felt as far away as Fulworth, England, the home of the retired Sherlock Holmes, where the Steiners, a German migrant couple, have recently found a refuge and have assumed care of the detective's household after the passing of Mrs Hudson. Spying and detective work are far from the thoughts of beekeeping enthusiast Holmes, but the suicide of his protégé - a local youth whose natural talent the detective developed and encouraged for ten years - is a heavy blow. The death without apparent motive has now pulled Holmes back into the world, which has changed dramatically. Steam power has given way to electricity, carriages have been replaced by automobiles, and the skies are dotted with giant airships. The only thing that has remained constant is evil, in the shape of an enemy with whom Holmes first tangled more than forty years ago…