Leslie S. Klinger

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Leslie S. Klinger

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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
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Leslie S. Klinger is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on those twin icons of the Victorian era, Sherlock Holmes and Dracula. He is the editor of the three-volume collection of the short stories and novels, THE NEW ANNOTATED SHERLOCK HOLMES, published by W. W. Norton in 2004 and 2005, winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work and nominated for every other major award in the mystery genre. THE NEW ANNOTATED DRACULA, published by W. W. Norton in 2008, delivers promises a similar in-depth examination of Bram Stoker’s haunting classic and its historical context.

Since the 1960’s, the study of the rich fantastic literature of the Victorian writers has been Klinger’s consuming passion. He has written doz
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“I had chosen the dead rather than the living, the thing thought rather than the thing thinking!”
Leslie S. Klinger, In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe: Classic Tales of Horror, 1816-1914

“The Dream of Egypt was Eternity: her odors have the solidity of granite, and endure as long. I”
Leslie S. Klinger, In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe: Classic Tales of Horror, 1816-1914

“Fear has no brains; it is an idiot.”
Leslie S. Klinger, In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe: Classic Tales of Horror, 1816-1914

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C. Michael Leslie, I'm the author of "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Harry Houdini in the Adventure of the Spook House. I'm excited to let you know that my collection of news satire, Bizarre News, was just published. I'd appreciate it if you checked it out and recommended it to your Goodreads friends..Bizarre News


Leslie Klinger Beth wrote: "Hi Leslie,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!"


A pleasure--any member of MWA is a friend of mine. Do you Twitter? I'm at www.twitter.com\lklinger


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Beth Hi Leslie,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


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