Leslie S. Klinger

William...
2,250 books | 340 friends

Carter ...
131 books | 1,437 friends

Chelsea...
1,580 books | 5,000 friends

Simon
1,231 books | 4,358 friends

Deborah...
587 books | 1,299 friends

Tony Pi...
40 books | 923 friends

Lisa Tu...
43 books | 498 friends

Judith ...
431 books | 1,373 friends

More friends…

Leslie S. Klinger

Goodreads Author


Born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
May 2009

URL


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
...more

Average rating: 4.18 · 17,945 ratings · 1,818 reviews · 61 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Sherlock Holmes Book: B...

by
4.23 avg rating — 384 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
In the Shadow of Agatha Chr...

by
3.52 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 1923 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
In the Shadow of Edgar Alla...

by
3.78 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ghost Stories: Classic Tale...

by
3.69 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
In the Shadow of Dracula

by
4.13 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
Classic American Crime Fict...

by
4.13 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Weird Women: Classic Supern...

by
3.87 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2020 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The New Annotated H.P. Love...

by
4.41 avg rating — 1,413 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
El miedo y su sombra

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
In the Company of Sherlock ...

by
3.35 avg rating — 911 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Leslie S. Klinger…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Leslie’s Recent Updates

Leslie Klinger is now friends with Jan Laux Biblewski
The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft by H.P. Lovecraft
" I wish I could, but my colleague Michael Patrick O'Hearn is doing one for Norton that should be out next year! Meanwhile, look for my "In the Shadow o ...more "
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
Once Upon a Time in the North by Philip Pullman
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
The Drowning Girl by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
The Floating Gods by M. John Harrison
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
A Storm of Wings by M. John Harrison
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
The Pastel City by M. John Harrison
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leslie Klinger rated a book it was amazing
Viriconium by M. John Harrison
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Leslie's books…
“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

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Mystery/Thriller ...: Bouchercon reports 55 153 Nov 04, 2009 01:48PM  
The Lost Challenges: Roman 598 78 Jun 11, 2015 09:58PM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Fall Challenge 2015: Completed Tasks (DO NOT DELETE POSTS) 3284 567 Nov 30, 2015 09:01PM  
Audiobooks: Horror 31 192 Oct 23, 2016 07:03AM  
Busy as a Bee Books: 4/2/19: Book News 4 9 Apr 05, 2019 02:44PM  
Classic Horror Lo...: Best Anthologies 16 140 Oct 28, 2019 07:27PM  
2020 Reading Chal...: Dracula: General Discussion *Spoiler Free* 34 72 Nov 12, 2019 04:46PM  
Reading with Style: This topic has been closed to new comments. Completed Tasks 991 60 Feb 29, 2020 09:01PM  



Comments (showing 1-3)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

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


message 1: by Beth

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


back to top