Science of Sherlock Holmes From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear, the Real Forensics Behind the Great Detective's Greatest Cases

ISBN-10: 0470128232

ISBN-13: 9780470128237

Edition: 2006

Authors: E. J. Wagner

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2007 Edgar Nominee"Fascinating." -The Christian Science Monitor"A double triumph . . . masterful." -Toronto Star"Utterly compelling."-Otto Penzler, member of the Baker Street Irregulars and proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop"E. J. Wagner's accounts of Victorian crimes make Watson's tales pale!"-Leslie S. Klinger, Editor, The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes"This is CSI in foggy old London Town. Chilling, grim fun."-John Westermann, author of Exit Wounds and Sweet Deal"A wonderful blend of history, mystery, and whodunit."-Andre Moenssens, Douglas Stripp Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Missouri at Kansas City, and coauthor of Scientific Evidence in Civil and Criminal CasesTake a wild ride by hansom cab along the road paved by Sherlock Holmes-a ride that leads you through medicine, law, pathology, toxicology, anatomy, blood chemistry, and the emergence of forensic science during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.The Science of Sherlock Holmes is as fascinating and eye-opening as any Holmes mystery. Examining the Great Detective's remarkable adventures-along with gripping real-life mysteries such as the disappearance of Dr. George Parkman, wife-killer Kenneth Barlow, Jack the Ripper, and Lizzie Borden-author E. J. Wagner gives you a new perspective on both Holmes and modern-day forensic detection.
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Dialogue with the Dead
Beastly Tales and Black Dogs
A Fly in the Ointment
Proving Poison
Disguise and the Detective
The Crime Scene by Gaslight
A Picture of Guilt
Shots in the Dark
Bad Impressions
The Real Dirt
Notes from the Devil
A Voice in the Blood
Myth, Medicine, and Murder
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