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Extraordinary Cases of Sherlock Holmes

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ISBN-10: 014133004X

ISBN-13: 9780141330044

Edition: 2010

Authors: Arthur Doyle, Jonathan Stroud, Jennifer Donnelly, Matt Jones

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List price: $6.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited
Publication date: 1/26/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The most famous fictional detective in the world is Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. However, Doyle was, at best, ambivalent about his immensely successful literary creation and, at worst, resentful that his more "serious" fiction was relatively ignored. Born in Edinburgh, Doyle studied medicine from 1876 to 1881 and received his M.D. in 1885. He worked as a military physician in South Africa during the Boer War and was knighted in 1902 for his exceptional service. Doyle was drawn to writing at an early age. Although he attempted to enter private practice in Southsea, Portsmouth, in 1882, he soon turned to writing in his spare time; it eventually became his profession. As a Liberal…    

Jonathan Stroud, best selling fantasy ficton author, was born in Bedford, England on October 27, 1970. H'es the author of the wildly popular Bartimaeus Sequence and Lockwood and Co, series.

Jennifer Donnelly was born in Port Chester, New York in 1963. She majored in English literature and European history at the University of Rochester. She primarily writes historical fiction for all age groups including The Tea Rose, The Winter Rose, and The Wild Rose for adults, Revolution for young adults, and Humble Pie for children. Her first young adult novel, A Northern Light, was awarded Britain's Carnegie Medal, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction and a Michael L. Printz Honor.

Matt Jones is a professor and Head of Department of Computer Science, Swansea University. His research work focuses on human-centered computing with particular emphasis on mobile and ubiquitous computing and resource-constrained communities in regions such as India and South Africa. His work in these contexts has been recognized by an IBM Faculty Award and, from 2014, by a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. Matt has had many active collaborations and interactions with industry, NGO and Governmental stakeholders including Microsoft Research, Nokia Research and IBM Research. In his spare time he tries to live life face-on with his energetic family, and enjoys nothing more than an…