Synopses & Reviews
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the legendary author of the Sherlock Holmes novels, didn't just dwell in the imaginary world of fictional crimes. He also got involved with two real-life criminal cases-and wrote about them.
Now, "The Case of George Ernest Thompson Edalji" and "The Case of Oscar Slater" are presented in their entirety as originally written, and collected here for the first time in one volume, for true crime readers, legal-thriller fans, history buffs-and all the Sherlock Holmes fans who want to know more about the mind behind their favorite literary detective.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of the Sherlock Holmes stories, got involved with two actual criminal cases and published his observations. For the first time in paperback, "literary prospector" Hines presents these cases with newly rediscovered source material.
About the Author
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was the creator of the classic detective stories of Sherlock Holmes and a prolific writer of science fiction, fantasy, horror, historical fiction, political tomes, and polemics.
Stephen Hines is a "literary prospector" who recently unearthed lost material of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Louisa May Alcott.
Steven Womack is a noted mystery writer whose books have been chosen as New York Times Notables, as well as a recipient of the prestigious Edgar and Shamus Awards.