Welcome to America, Mr. Sherlock Holmes

Welcome to America, Mr. Sherlock Holmes

Victorian America Meets Arthur Conan Doyle

eBook - 1987
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Christopher Redmond's fascinating account of Doyle's first trip to America has been reconstructed from newspaper accounts describing the places Doyle visited, from the Adirondacks to New York, Chicago, and Toronto. Despite the gruelling tour schedule, Doyle met dozens of the most important literary and social lights of America. Everywhere he went he was mobbed by public hungry for news of the man he had "killed off" a year earlier - Sherlock Holmes, who was front page news. In Redmond's lively narrative, which is based on letters, newspaper reports, and other newly unearthed sources, you will discover, as Doyle himself put it, "the romance of America."
Publisher: [United States] : Dundurn : Made available through hoopla, 1987
ISBN: 9781459714663
1459714660
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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