Sherlock Holmes's London

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Binding: Hardcover
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ISBN: 9781782492573
Publisher: Cico Books
Language: English
Page Count: 160
Size: 9.50" l x 8.00" w x 1.00"
Series: N/A

"Sherlock Holmes' London" is a guide to the areas of London featured in the original Sherlock Holmes' stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and also the newer locations featured in films and TV adaptations of his work. Each chapter covers an area of the city, from Westminster to the east-end docks, exploring the places in which Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson solved their mysteries, and elaborating on their geography, history and relevance to Sherlock Holmes' cases. With both old and contemporary photographs, illustrations, maps, posters, theater programs, and newspaper headlines, "Sherlock Holmes' London" offers an insight into the key role of the city in the life and work of Sherlock Holmes, from 1885 to the present day, and particularly investigates changing attitudes towards crime, punishment, and policing. Rose Shepherd merges anecdotes, quotations from the Sherlock stories, maps, and quirky historical facts in this wonderful guide that will have you itching to explore more of "Sherlock Holmes' London".

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