Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of the Duke’s Study.  Victor Carstairs

Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of the Duke’s Study

By Victor Carstairs

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Giallo - novelette (39 pagine) - Doctor Watson begins to feel that his dearest companion might be in some trouble and resolves to undertake an investigation in the style of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson pays a visit to Sherlock Holmes at 221B, but when the caring landlady Mrs. Hudson tells him that she has neither seen nor heard from her lodger for a whole week, Watson begins to feel that his dearest companion might be in some trouble and resolves to undertake an investigation in the style of Sherlock Holmes which will disclose disturbing crimes halfway between past and present and prove that the former army surgeon is not at all the stupid friend of the gifted detective. Victor Carstairs is the pen name of an Italian author born in Turin and brought up in the neighbourhood of Urbino, a small Renaissance town in Central Italy. He worked and lived in Northen Italy for many a year and every now and then sojourned in London. He holds a degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures specializing in Anglo-American studies, and devotes himself to writing and translation. He has a penchant for Victorian and Edwardian authors, among whom Arthur Conan Doyle stands out as one of his favourites. He is also a keen connoisseur of the Golden Age of detective fiction and loves nineteenth century poetry and painting as well. He has had five Sherlock Holmes pastiches published by Delos Books so far: L’ultimo preraffaellita, Il cane e l’anatra, Il labirinto della solitudine, L’avventura dei candelabri provenzali, Lo studiolo del duca; in 2016, he published an exhaustive academic study on the Holmesian apocryphal writings entitled Oltre il Sacro Canone: variazioni apocrife sul tema di Sherlock Holmes (Aras Edizioni). He is the co-author of the only Italian biography of Lord Alfred Douglas published back in 1999. He has also written and published a brief Sherlock Holmes pastiche for the American John H. Watson Society, The Adventure of the Duke’s Study , which was the first issue of the Fiction Series in 2015. As a translator, his work includes a number of novelettes published by Delos Books, a novel published by Mondadori and several non-fiction works that appeared in various magazines. The Last Pre-Raphaelite is his first Sherlock Holmes pastiche out of five.

Victor Carstairs

  • Publisher:
  • Delos Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9788825413717
  • Language:
  • Inglés
  • Size:
  • Kb
  • Published:
  • December 29, 2019
  • Crimen y Misterio

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