Short plays, jottings, parodies and self-parodies are gathered in this volume which is designed to help readers gain an insight into the background of the Sherlock Holmes stories. An introduction reveals the sources on which the author drew, what Conan Doyle and his contemporaries thought about the characters, how the myths about Sherlock Holmes developed and how he achieved his pre-eminent position.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11014006432X
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