Prime The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes By Ellery Queen – Albawater.co

One of the most enjoyable collections that I have EVER read Period To say anythingwould be spoiling your fun, oh prospective reader So get hold of this classic Read the stories preferably one at a time Enjoy.Highly Recommended. First published in , this is an anthology of parodies and pastiches, and comprises of a collection ofthanstories written by detective story writers, famous literary figures, humorists and others of burlesques and pastiches of the famous detective that represent the highlights of character, style, idiosyncrasies, deduction associated with Sherlock Holmes Though many of the stories in this anthology have been collected in later anthologies about Sherlock Holmes, this book is worth reading for its introduction alone as well as commentary on many of the stories made by Ellery queen I also appreciate the way the stories are arranged both in category and in placement in regard to one another This is a very nice collection that should please anyone who enjoys the stories from Baker Street. Nicht weit gekommen Interesting look back at some old writersAs a big fan of Ellery Queen and his magazine, it was a nice treat to be able to read some old Sherlock Holmes pastiche and parodies. Excellent anthology The parodies are hilarious, the pastiches spot on. This is a classic collection of stories written by a variety of authors in the early part of the twentieth century Some of the authors are famous like Mark Twain , others might be known only to mystery afficianados and a few you might never of heard of But they were the beginning of the industry that has grown up of Sherlock Holmes parodies and pastiches If you are not a Sherlockian there is very little point in reading this, but to Sherlockians this should be on your list of must reads M This is a classic collection of stories written by a variety of authors in the early part of the twentieth century Some of the authors are famous like Mark Twain , others might be known only to mystery afficianados and a few you might never of heard of But they were the beginning of the industry that has grown up of Sherlock Holmes parodies and pastiches If you are not a Sherlockian there is very little point in reading this, but to Sherlockians this should be on your list of must reads My rating is therefore given only for my fellow Sherlockians An able collection assembled from all the bits and pieces of Sherlockana which existed before 1944.This, then, is also the book s downfall There were very few quality Sherlock Holmes pastiches before the 1970s a fact the book makes clear, with its only four truly excellent stories But Our Hero was Not Dead here listed as But He was Not Dead, and other either title what I consider one of the few first rate pastiches by Manly Wade Wellman, The Mary Queen of Scots Jewel by William O Ful An able collection assembled from all the bits and pieces of Sherlockana which existed before 1944.This, then, is also the book s downfall There were very few quality Sherlock Holmes pastiches before the 1970s a fact the book makes clear, with its only four truly excellent stories But Our Hero was Not Dead here listed as But He was Not Dead, and other either title what I consider one of the few first rate pastiches by Manly Wade Wellman, The Mary Queen of Scots Jewel by William O Fuller, and The Unique Hamlet by Vincent Starrett August Derleth s Solar Pons story, as always, is wonderful.The rest of the collection, really, is only of interest to the truly obsessive of which I am one I had to pay 5 to get this through ILL but for Sherlock Holmes fans this is a great read Editor Ellery Queen collects a wide assortment of parodies, pastiches, and unrecorded cases from authors both obscure today and some who have remained very well known A Christie, M Twain, O Henry Even for the widely read fan, there will be plenty of new material here My favorite was the story The Canterbury Cathedral Murder , where the sleuth is Shirley Holmes , the Great Detective s equally int I had to pay 5 to get this through ILL but for Sherlock Holmes fans this is a great read Editor Ellery Queen collects a wide assortment of parodies, pastiches, and unrecorded cases from authors both obscure today and some who have remained very well known A Christie, M Twain, O Henry Even for the widely read fan, there will be plenty of new material here My favorite was the story The Canterbury Cathedral Murder , where the sleuth is Shirley Holmes , the Great Detective s equally intelligent daughter The narrator is, of course, Joan Watson, son of the good doctor Took my time reading this but very worth it Contains many rare and obscure pastiches and parodies Some emulate the originals so well they could be written by Doyle, others cleverly exaggerate for comedy Others aren t Sherlock stories but stories that feature him in some way Either way, amazing read.