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Best Books on Sherlock Holmes
20 November, 2020

Best Books on Sherlock Holmes

We're delighted to see that Michael Dirda - Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, writer and lifelong Sherlockian - has shared his top five best books on Sherlock Holmes books on fivebooks.com.

Michael Dirda is also author of the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award-winning book On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling (Princeton University Press).

Michael is also a contributor on the Conan Doyle Estate website - and is the author of the excellent character profile of Sir Nigel Loring which you can read HERE.

The collection was curated and edited by Jon Lellenberg - co author of Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters which Dirda has chosen as his 5th book for this collection.

The Top Five

A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Arthur Conan Doyle by D Stashower & C Foley & J Lellenberg

Read the full article HERE


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