Book by Conan Doyle Arthur
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Someone, I think it was the noted Janeite Lord David Cecil, once said that Jane Austen was the kind of writer on whose laundry lists and notes to the milkman any keen reader would pounce. While Conan Doyle may not be considered to be in quite that category there can be no doubt that the heart of every lover of British writing will rejoice at this discovery of an early and as yet unpublished work by the creator of Holmes, Watson, Moriarty and Professor Challenger. The breadth, depth and scope of Conan Doyle s knowledge and curiosity is often overlooked. He was the first popular writer to tell the wider reading public about narcotics, the Ku Klux Klan, the mafia, the Mormons, American crime gangs, corrupt union bosses and much else besides. His boundless energy, enthusiasm and wide-ranging mind, not to mention the pitch-perfect, muscular and memorable prose is all on display here in a work whose publication is very very welcome indeed. --Stephen Fry"Críticas:
"One couldn't ask for better scholarship. Lellenberg is the learned and extremely dedicated representative of the Conan Doyle estate in North America (as well as the author of an archival history of the Baker Street Irregulars) and Stashower is a noted biographer whose books include an Edgar Award-winning life of Conan Doyle, "Teller of Tales"."--Michael Dirda "New York Review of Books "
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Descripción The British Library, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 1st Edition. 1st edition, 2011. New. Pictorial dustjacket. Maroon cloth gilt. 138 pages. Please note that we send overseas orders only via airmail, and charge accordingly. (Good news! Airmail to European destinations is cheaper than by sea). Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-15039161959
Descripción British Library. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0712358412 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0359408
Descripción British Library, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110712358412
Descripción British Library, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0712358412