September 8, 2016
MarkBernstein.org
 

In The Company of Sherlock Holmes

In The Company of Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, eds.

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(September 8, 2016)

A stack of modern Sherlock Holmes stories, ranging widely from tribute and emulation to some striking reinterpretations. Critic Michael Dirda dips his toe in fiction, for example, in a striking literary luncheon where we learn that Arthur Conan Doyle was actually The Strand’s house name, and all his works were farmed out to other hands. And that’s not all…