Publisher: Twelve; First Edition edition (December 1, 2010)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.8 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
In December 1893, Sherlock Holmes-adoring Londoners eagerly opened their Strand magazines, looking ahead to the detective's subsequent event, basically to discover the unthinkable: his writer, Arthur Conan Doyle, had killed their hero off. London spiraled into mourning -- crowds sported black armbands in grief -- and railed opposed to Conan Doyle as his murderer. Then in 1901, simply as unexpectedly as Conan Doyle had "murdered" Holmes in "The ultimate Problem," he resurrected him. although the author stored precise diaries of his days and paintings, Conan Doyle by no means defined this unexpected swap of center. After his dying, considered one of his journals from the intervening time interval was once came upon to be lacking, and within the many years because, hasn't ever been found.Or has it?When literary researcher Harold White is inducted into the preeminent Sherlock Holmes fanatic society, The Baker road Irregulars, he by no means imagines he is approximately to be thrust onto the search for the holy grail of Holmes-ophiles: the lacking diary. but if the world's prime Doylean student is located murdered in his lodge room, it truly is Harold - utilizing knowledge and techniques gleaned from numerous detective tales - who takes up the quest, either for the diary and for the killer.