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The Affairs of Sherlock Holmes • by Sax Rohmer By Alan Lance Andersen
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eBOOK - Many modern authors have attempted to recapture the mood of gaslit London and the mystique of Conan Doyle’s adventures of Sherlock Holmes by writing "new" Holmes stories; yet... More > these attempts frequently fail to capture the original flavor of the Conan Doyle tales because modern writers simply don’t think or speak like Victorians. Conan Doyle's contemporaries wrote characters of their own invention; nevertheless they sound more like Conan Doyle than do any of his deliberate modern imitators. Unlike Sir Arthur’s modern imitators, Sax Rohmer wrote his stories at the time Conan Doyle was at the peak of his popularity; and there is a ring of authenticity in Rohmer’s narratives that modern imitators are lacking. Originally, Rohmer’s stories used different character names — because at that time Sherlock Holmes was copyrighted. Now in 2014, Conan Doyle and Rohmer are both public domain. The editor of this volume has carefully edited some of Rohmer’s best mystery tales into Sherlock Holmes pastiches.< Less
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eBOOK — This is a special discount introductory price for Facebook friends and Sherlock Holmes fans. Many modern authors have attempted to recapture the mood of gaslit London and the mystique... More > of Conan Doyle’s adventures of Sherlock Holmes by writing "new" Holmes stories; yet these attempts frequently fail to capture the original flavor of the Conan Doyle tales because modern writers simply don’t think or speak like Victorians. Other Victorian stories sound more like Conan Doyle than do modern writers. Unlike Sir Arthur’s modern imitators, Sax Rohmer wrote his stories at the time Conan Doyle was at the peak of his popularity; and there is a ring of authenticity in Rohmer’s narratives that modern imitators are lacking. Originally, Rohmer’s stories used different character names — because at that time Sherlock Holmes was copyrighted. Now in 2014, Conan Doyle and Rohmer are both public domain. The editor of this volume has carefully edited some of Rohmer’s best mystery tales into Sherlock Holmes pastiches.< Less
The Affairs of Sherlock Holmes by Sax Rohmer By Alan Lance Andersen
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In the 1800s, a number of Victorian and Edwardian writers began writing detective mystery stories — for this was the era when Arthur Conan Doyle was creating Sherlock Holmes tales on a regular... More > basis. Modern authors have attempted to recapture the mystique of Conan Doyle’s adventures by writing “new” Holmes stories; yet these attempts frequently fail to capture the original flavor, because 2013 writers simply don’t think or speak like Victorians. Conan Doyle’s contemporaries wrote about characters of their own invention; nevertheless they sound more like Conan Doyle than do any of his deliberate modern imitators. One of the more successful of these “period” writers was Sax Rohmer. Now in 2012, both Sax Rohmer’s stories and the Conan Doyle canon are all in the public domain. Thus it is now possible to present ... Sax Rohmer’s version of Sherlock Holmes. NOTICE: This book is a pastiche prepared entirely from Public Domain sources. No Copyrighted Materials were used in this project.< Less
The Affairs of Sherlock Holmes • by Sax Rohmer By Alan Lance Andersen
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In the 1800s, a number of Victorian and Edwardian writers began writing detective mystery stories — for this was the era when Arthur Conan Doyle was creating Sherlock Holmes tales on a regular... More > basis. Modern authors have attempted to recapture the mystique of Conan Doyle’s adventures by writing “new” Holmes stories; yet these attempts frequently fail to capture the original flavor, because 2013 writers simply don’t think or speak like Victorians. Conan Doyle’s contemporaries wrote about characters of their own invention; nevertheless they sound more like Conan Doyle than do any of his deliberate modern imitators. One of the more successful of these “period” writers was Sax Rohmer. Now in 2012, both Sax Rohmer’s stories and the Conan Doyle canon are all in the public domain. Thus it is now possible to present ... Sax Rohmer’s version of Sherlock Holmes. NOTICE: This book is a pastiche prepared entirely from Public Domain sources. No Copyrighted Materials were used in this project.< Less