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Res how Arthur Conan Doyle s creation of Sherlock Holmes has transcended literature and continues to attract audiences to this day Authoritatively written by leading experts headed by Sir David Cannadine this thought provoking companion sheds new light on the famous sleuth and reveals the truth behind the fiction over years after the first Sherlock Holmes story was writt. When I received a review copy of the catalogue of companion book to the Sherlock Holmes exhibition at the Museum of London my first impression was that it is impossibly pretty I know that s not a particularly objective comment but it s true It s a beautiful book and an absolute must have for any fan aficionado lover of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle and Victorian and Edwardian London The cover itself is amazing and once you open it you find a map of London from 1880 inside The modern look of the cover stands in stark contrast to the map inside and once you start to turn the pages you find yourself in nineteenth century London Almost every single one of the 255 pages feature an image and information on different aspects of Sherlock Holmes and his worldEach chapter focusses on a different aspect of Sherlock Holmes and his world from the creation of and inspirations for the character the London of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes the illustrations by Sidney Paget and the Strand Magazine all the way to Sherlock Holmes in cinema and television Each chapter is illustrated with the original illustrations of the Sherlock Holmes stories by Paget contemporary photographs newspaper clippings and artThe book offers an insight into the history of the late nineteenth century the rapid development of London and Arthur Conan Doyle s connection to the great metropolis Accompanied by photographs paintings and drawings the introductory chapter by David Cannadine highlights Arthur Conan Doyle s connection to London as well as the historical social political and geographical issues Doyle s work and specifically the Sherlock Holmes stories touch onThe next chapter by John Stokes discusses the bohemian habits of Sherlock Holmes delving into Fin de Si cle culture aestheticism concert and theatre visits dress code and the art of disguise A whole way of life is summarized offering a greater context to the city life and the social environment of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in the storiesThis insightful chapter is followed by a compilation of postcards photographs and art prints of London at the turn of the century It s a marvellous collection accompanied by fitting uotes from the Holmes stories The images add depth to the stories which I had not known I missed until I held this book in my hand Suddenly the world of Sherlock Holmes although only partly corresponding with the real London of the turn of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century becomes a real placeAlex Werner s chapter on Sidney Paget and the Strand Magazine reflects on the relationship between Arthur Conan Doyle his English Sherlock Holmes illustrator the magazine and the reading public accompanied by gorgeous prints of some of the original coloured illustrations by Sidney PagetPat Hardy writes about the industrial and cultural development of London famous London views and the London fog again featuring paintings and photographs among them the utterly gorgeous painting Westminster Bridge the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey seen from the River 1872 by John Anderson and photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn These eerie photographs of famous London sights in particular send the reader on a journey back in time and connect us with the London of the early twentieth century You can just imagine John Watson and Sherlock Holmes strolling through Leicester Suare in the rain or stopping by Cleopatra s NeedleClare Pettitt highlights the influence of the Sherlock Holmes stories on print media and the fate of the stories as throwaway literature in a time when mass production of literature was on the rise Pettitt further explains the importance of Holmes s use of modern communication technology at the turn of the century as well as the use of newspapers to deliver encoded messages a matter which features in several of the Sherlock Holmes storiesFollowing a small collection of maps of Sherlock Holmes s London from


Sherlock Holmes The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never DieEver since his creation Sherlock Holmes The Man PDFEPUB #229 has enthralled readers Our perception of him and his faithful companion Dr Watson has been shaped by a long line of film TV and theatre adaptations This richly illustrated book compiled by Alex Werner Head of History Collections at the Museum of London is an essential guide to the great fictional detective and. I ve been after this book for ages Finally I saw it had gone down in price and the rest as they say is history And history is exactly what this book deals with primarily The history of the creation of Mr Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes and the London he would have inhabited I m a huge fan and a member of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London and this is a fantastic catalogue to add to my ever growing Sherlock library P Product is new and was delivered on time