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The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes

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Publisher: WW Norton & Co

3.8
(97)

Language:English | Number of Pages: 650 | Format: Hardcover | In other languages: (other languages) Spanish

Isbn-10: 0393059162 | Isbn-13: 9780393059168 | Publish date: 

Les Klinger

Also available as: Paperback , Others , School & Library Binding , Audio Cassette , Softcover and Stapled

Category: Fiction & Literature , Foreign Language Study

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Book Description
A cause for international celebration—the most important Sherlock Holmes publication in four decades.

This monumental edition promises to be the most important new contribution to Sherlock Holmes literature since William Baring-Gould's 1967 classic work. In this boxed set, Leslie Klinger, a leading world authority, reassembles Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 classic short stories in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions. Inside, readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; art lovers will thrill to the 700-plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the timeless genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation of readers. 700+ illustrations.

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    sherlock holmes short stories

    Sherlock Holmes short stories is another book written by sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This book speak about the adveture of the most famous detective in the world called Sherlock holmes. Is very easy to read and very interesting and i council to anyone to read this.

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  • 3

    Sherlock Holmes short stories is another book written by sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
    This book speak about the adveture Of the most famous detective in the world called sherlock holmes.
    Is very easy to read and very interesting and i council anyone ti read this.

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  • 4

    Laura de Miguel Jiménez

    Did you like it? Why / why not?
    In my opinion, this is a book with six mysterious stories.
    I really liked it because I love this type of books.
    Each story has their own plot with a lot of details. All the stories have the same point of view, the point of view of Watson, a really ...continue

    Did you like it? Why / why not?
    In my opinion, this is a book with six mysterious stories.
    I really liked it because I love this type of books.
    Each story has their own plot with a lot of details. All the stories have the same point of view, the point of view of Watson, a really close friend of Sherlock. Then, you can imagine you are inside of each story (That makes you feel useful).
    This book shows you how a man, Arthur Conan Doyle, has the ability to make you feel inside the story. And his stories make you think too.

    Would you recommend it to another Level 4 student?
    Yes, the vocabulary is perfect, because Crime and Punishment is a topic of our level. There are some expressions, words... that we will have some problems to understand but the context help us to make it easier.
    In addition, the chapters are short and you can follow it, but the mystery is kept until the end.

    Where did you get it?
    I borrowed the book of Medicine of UAB.

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  • 5

    Brilliant despite old, insane values

    Finally. Finished.


    The annotations are worth the price as a whole, totally. Despite the original writings being filled with racistic, nationalistic, anti-feministic and insane values, The Canon is still enjoyable, if one is able to see past these things. It's a brilliant collection, and I ...continue

    Finally. Finished.

    The annotations are worth the price as a whole, totally. Despite the original writings being filled with racistic, nationalistic, anti-feministic and insane values, The Canon is still enjoyable, if one is able to see past these things. It's a brilliant collection, and I firmly recommend it. "The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes" is a bit dodgy as it's written at the very end of The Canon, when Conan Doyle basically wanted to stop writing about Holmes, which is very evident.

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  • 4

    Sono legata a questa edizione perchè la comperai ad una bargain sale in una libreria di Edinburgo. Mi fece compagnia in quel viaggio e mi ha fatto compagnia in altri momenti. E' stata oggetto di riletture anche epr la pratica linguistica, ma anche per ritrovare un piacevole spazio. Per me la lett ...continue

    Sono legata a questa edizione perchè la comperai ad una bargain sale in una libreria di Edinburgo. Mi fece compagnia in quel viaggio e mi ha fatto compagnia in altri momenti. E' stata oggetto di riletture anche epr la pratica linguistica, ma anche per ritrovare un piacevole spazio. Per me la lettura dei "gialli" è un momento di grande relax mentale e fisico.
    Nonostante sia un volume grande, mi piacerebbe davvero tenerlo come volume da comodino...due soluzioni possibili: o compero un comodino più grande o invento una pistola riduttrice e riduco il volume dei libri...

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  • 5

    La collezione completa dei cinquantasei racconti su Sherlok Holmes. Brillante, a tutt'oggi, elegante, appassionante. Un classico imperdibile per gli amanti del genere e uno dei libri ai quali più sono affezionata.

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