The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Product Details

Price
$25.00
Publisher
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
7.7 X 9.2 X 1.1 inches | 2.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781465438492

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About the Author

DK Publishing was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children, and produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. It has a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. DK's adult range spans travel--including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides--history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGObooks. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher Rough Guides.Leslie S. Klinger is the bestselling author of The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The New Annotated Dracula, and The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. The first two volumes of The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The Complete Short Stories won the Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical work. Klinger is a practicing lawyer, a member of the Baker Street Irregulars, and lives in Malibu, California.

Reviews

"[A]n enjoyable guide to the Canon and to the world of Sherlock Holmes." -- Scuttlebutt Magazine

"All in all, it's an absolute stunning resource for any Sherlock fan, and a perfect companion to offer any new reader of the original Doyle stories." -- Geekdad.com

"It's most definitely a book that can be enjoyed when it's dark and stormy outside and the comfort of home invites for an investigation of the universe of Sherlock Holmes." -- The Baker Street Babes

"[A]n encyclopedic, illustrated exploration of the entire canon of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tales of Sherlock and Dr. Watson." -- Parade.com

"Okay, this book came out in October, but since it's ultra-gift-buying time, I wanted to make sure everyone had seen it. BECAUSE IT ROCKS." -- BookRiot!

"This delightful and informative source is definitely for the Holmes aficionado." -- Voice of Youth Advocates