"Somewhere in the vaults of the bank of Cox and Co., at Charing Cross, there is a travel-worn and battered tin dispatch-box with my name, John H. Watson, M.D., painted upon the lid. It is crammed with papers, nearly all of which are records of cases to illustrate the curious problems which Mr. Sherlock Holmes has at various times to examine."

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes (1989)

A collection of unconventional Holmes stories and parodies by notable authors. There's even one by John Lennon.

The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes gathers together the best of the hilarious mishaps that have befallen the greatest detective of them all--the tales that Watson couldn't or wouldn't tell, for reason of discretion or just plain incredulity. This hugely entertaining volume--essential reading for Sherlockians and a feast of amusement for everyone else--is a collection of parodies, burlesques, pastiches and "unofficial" adventures.

Title: The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Sebastian Wolfe (editor)
Year: 1989
Publisher: Xanadu Publications
Purchase: Amazon.

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