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The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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The canon of Sherlock Holmes adventures by Arthur Conan Doyle contains fifty-six stories and four novels. But there were yet other adventures and artifacts pertaining to Mr. Holmes not listen in the canon. Peter Haining has collected them here, complete with informative and entertaining introductions. This special, revised collector's edition is profusely illustrated. A mu ...more
Paperback, 251 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Apocryphile Press (first published 1995)
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May 17, 2012 Bob rated it really liked it
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal was about Barnes & Noble’s in-house publishing imprint. They have been reproducing classic works for years and selling them at affordable prices. But they range father afield than that, and my Sherlockian bookshelf includes several of their titles, such as The Sherlock Holmes Companion, The Lost Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

This last book is similar to the out of print and often difficult to find Sherlo
Cathrine Bonham
May 26, 2011 Cathrine Bonham rated it liked it
Shelves: sherlockia
The book for those who just can't get enough Holmes.

This colletion doesn't really contain any new Sherlock Holmes stories but is rather made up of little Holmes related articles that Doyle wrote.

One on how he came to create Holmes and one on why he needed to kill him. There was an article where Doyle some of his real life adventures in crime solving as well as two short plays that he wrote featuring Holmes. The real gems though are two short mystery stories Not featuring Holmes but might very we
Nathalie Nelson
Sep 10, 2009 Nathalie Nelson rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: whoever really really likes Sherlock Holmes
Recommended to Nathalie by: no one
Except for the died in the wool Holmes afficianado, who needs any more Sherlock Holmes stories? But, I do like them so o.k. I read them. The best part was Doyle's article on the inspiration for the detective in the first place. That was new, at least to me.
Grace Best-Page
A must read/have for devoted Sherlockians. I laughed my head off at The Adventure of the Two Collaborators (a small bit in the Doyle essay The Truth About Sherlock Holmes).
François Vincent
Aug 15, 2013 François Vincent rated it really liked it
A must for Sherlock fans.
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Peter Alexander Haining (April 2, 1940 – November 19, 2007) was a British journalist, author and anthologist who lived and worked in Suffolk. Born in Enfield, Middlesex, he began his career as a reporter in Essex and then moved to London where he worked on a trade magazine before joining the publishing house of New English Library.

Haining achieved the position of Editorial Director before becoming
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