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Shadows of Sherlock Holmes, the (1998) [Anthology]
by Grant Allen Robert Barr Guy Boothby Ernest Bramah Anton Chekhov Guy Clifford Wilkie Collins Dick Donovan Jacques Futrelle Bret Harte E.W. Hornung Herbert Jenkins Baroness Orczy Catherine L. Pirkis Edgar Allan Poe Hesketh Prichard Clarence Rook Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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The Shadows of Sherlock Holmes is a fascinating collection of stories featuring detectives, criminal agents and debonair crooks from the golden age of crime fiction: a time when Sherlock Holmes was ensconced in his rooms at 221B Baker Street and London was permanently wreathed in a sinister fog. These gripping tales of mystery, suspense and clever puzzles are wonderfully entertaining and in them you will meet The Crime Doctor, Professor Augustus S.F.X. Van Dusen – The Thinking Machine, Max Carrados – the incredible blind detective, the repulsive but brilliant Skin o’My Teeth, and the natty, ingenious French sleuth Eugene Valmont. On the other side of the law, there are gentlemen crooks Raffles and Simon Carn – the Prince of Swindlers.


  • The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Biter Bit by Wilkie Collins
  • The Stolen Cigar-Case by Bret Harte
  • A Princess’s Vengeance by C.L. Pirkis
  • The Absent-Minded Coterie by Robert Barr
  • The Swedish Match by Anton Chekhov
  • The Secrets of the Black Brotherhood by Dick Donovan
  • The Episode of the Diamond Links by Grant Allen
  • A Clever Capture by Guy Clifford
  • Nine Points of the Law by E.W. Hornung
  • The Stir Outside the Café Royal by Clarence Rook
  • The Duchess of Wiltshire’s Diamonds by Guy Boothby
  • The Problem of Dressing Room A by Jacques Futrelle
  • The Hundred-Thousand-Dollar Robbery by Hesketh Prichard
  • The Surrey Cattle-Maiming Mystery by Herbert Jenkins
  • The Ghost at Massingham Mansions by Ernest Bramah
  • Sexton Blake and the Time-Killer Anonymous
  • One Possessed by E.W. Hornung
  • The Great Pearl Mystery by Baroness Orczy

Original title: The Shadows of Sherlock Holmes
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesHistorical

The following works are contained within this one:
     Purloined Letter, the (1844) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Stir Outside the Café Royal, the (1898) [Short Story]
      Author: Clarence Rook
     Stolen Cigar-Case, the (1900) [Short Story]
      Author: Bret Harte

Edition #1: Shadows of Sherlock Holmes, the

Shadows of Sherlock Holmes, the (1998)
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Language: English

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The Shadows of Sherlock Holmes (1998)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Ware, UK
Publisher: Wordsworth Classics
ISBN: 9781853267444
Pages: 357

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