On Conan Doyle
Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling
By Michael Dirda
(Princeton University Press, Hardcover, 9780691151359, 210pp.)
Publication Date: October 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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A passionate lifelong fan of the Sherlock Holmes adventures, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Michael Dirda is a member of The Baker Street Irregulars--the most famous and romantic of all Sherlockian groups. Combining memoir and appreciation, "On Conan Doyle" is a highly engaging personal introduction to Holmes's creator, as well as a rare insider's account of the curiously delightful activities and playful scholarship of The Baker Street Irregulars.
"On Conan Doyle" is a much-needed celebration of Arthur Conan Doyle's genius for every kind of storytelling.