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Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets: An Anthology of Holmesian Tales Across Time and Space

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He is the Great Detective and one of the most popular fictional characters in history. As such, he has wandered well beyond the confines of Victorian-era England in the hands of dozens and dozens of writers over the years. But he has rarely had as many curious adventures or taken as many unexpected forms as he does in Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets.

From a circus performer to a character in a radio comedy, from the other-dimensional summoning of a magician to a drug-addled visitor of Andy Warhol’s Factory, you’ve never seen Holmes like this. No matter where he goes — from Manhattan in the 1970s to South African villages — the core of Holmes remains the same.

It’s clear the authors involved had great fun reimagining Holmes and Watson for any number of eras and locations, and many of them offer some wonderful insight and contrast for the iconic duo. (I think the final story was the most unexpected, as Holmes and Watson take the form of teenage girls who enjoy Holmes/Watson slashfiction.) If you’re a Holmes fan looking for something different, look no further.

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Author:
Kasey Lansdale, Glen Mehn, Guy Adams, David Thomas Moore, Editor
Star Count:
4/5
Format:
Trade
Page Count:
336 pages
Publisher:
Abaddon Books
Publish Date:
2014-Oct-07
ISBN:
9781781082225
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Issue:
February 2015
Category:
Poetry & Short Stories
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Publication Date

2014-Oct-07

Format

Trade

Publisher

Abaddon Books

Issue

February 2015

Page Count

336 pages

ASIN

1781082227

ISBN

9781781082225

Star Count

4

Book Author

Kasey Lansdale, Glen Mehn, Guy Adams, David Thomas Moore, Editor

“Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets: An Anthology of Holmesian Tales Across Time and Space”

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