I really wanted to rate it 35 It is a tie in to the 20145 exhibition Sherlock Homes The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die by The Museum of London Given the sponsor it is inevitable much I was fortunate enough to see the Sherlock Holmes Exhibition at the Museum of London in October 2014 It was a fantastic experience and one I ll always treasure This book the official companion to the exhibition is filled with excellent essays including some on the histories of both Sherlock Holmes and London and the many stagescreenbook adaptations over the years If you love Sherlock Holmes and London you will Picked this book up in an Oxfam book shop when I was on holiday in Bristol super interesting read Amazing pictures from the original Sherlock Holmes stories published in the Strand Magazine Sherlock Holmes The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die is a compilation of several shorter analyses and monographs on Sherlock Holmes and the late Victorian society of which he was a part spanning such subjec. Over 150 stunning archive photographs and paintings illustrate this mesmerising guide to London seen through the eyes of Arthur Conan Doyle and his most famous character Ever since his creation Sherlock Holmes has continued to enthrall his readers and audiences he is the world's favourite fiction detective and is indelibly linked to London From.
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N the excellent Museum of London curated a special exhibition about Sherlock Holmes I expected this 2014 volume to be an illustrated guidebook In fact it is a large volume of 256 pages of illustrated articles about many aspects of Sherlock Holmes by several distinguished contributors compiled by Alex Werner curator of the exhibition A substantial edition to Sherlock Holmes scholarship it is a most excellent read containing much analysis and profusely illustrated It is just a pity that I did not get the chance to visit the exhibition itself Briljanta gr mata 19 gadsimta Londonas un erloka Holmsa cien t jiem Aizraujo as fotogr fijas no 19 gs Londonas dz ves Konana Doila m jvietas Holmsa atainojums gr mat s te tr film s raksti v stures liec bas uc Viens no interesant ajiem man lik s autentiskais Strand 1892 gada raksts Diena ar Konanu Doilu ar rakstnieka m jvietas un imenes foto The Good and Beautiful God k ar doktora D ozefa Bella v stule par to vi v rt savu saist bu sevi erloka Holmsa prototipuVisum sta d rgumu r tuv. On which was the backdrop for many of Conan Doyle's stories Richly illustrated by the museums unrivalled collection and authoritatively written by Alex Werner David Cannadine and other leading authorities on London this book appeals to anyone who loves this beguiling city and wants to explore it as it was when Sherlock Holmes was brought to lif.
Ts as depictions of late Victorian London in contemporary art and Bohemianism I found it an insightful well written and very entertaining read diverting from the usual Sherlock Holmes analyses by focusing a whole lot on society and culture than on fictional biography As such it actually contributed to my understanding of both the London depicted in Sherlock Holmes and the stories themselves which is a noteworthy achievement when one takes into account that my obsession with all things Sherlock Holmes has been going on for several years Recommended to anyone who loves Sherlock Holmes London Victorian England and everything in between After reading White Fire by Douglas PrestonLincoln Child I had to turn back to the real Sherlock Holmes and its author Here you find many superb photos and pictures of famous London places Besides there is much material on Doyle in London reference to the Bohemian character many maps and landmarks A splendid volume Must read for every Holmes Doyle and London fan Whe. The handsome cabs hurtling through the city streets and thick fogs shrouding long lines of terraced houses this was Sherlock's London It was a city at the nexus of a vast Empire and one of the wealthiest largest and most populous of its dayThrough early film photography paintings and original artifacts the book explores the real Victorian Lond.