Edited by: Bill Peschel

Categories: Annotated

Condition: New

Book Type: Trade Paperback

 

Beloved Humorist. Best-Selling Author. ... Consulting Detective.

 

Now it can be told: Mark Twain's adventures with Sherlock Holmes, Watson, Mycroft, and Irene Adler.

 

As part of his autobiography, Samuel Clemens dictated seven stories that he later ordered burned. Discovered at a Pennsylvania farm auction and edited by Pulitzer-Prize winning editor, Bill Peschel, they uncover the Mark Twain nobody knew: who interfered in a marriage proposal, organized a boxing scam, and went grave-robbing. A Twain who also caroused with a young John H. Watson in San Francisco's Chinatown; needed Holmes' help with a blackmail plot; tangled with Mycroft Holmes and kidnappers in Morocco; and ran up against Irene Adler and a vengeful German officer in Heidelberg.

 

Most of these stories -- four featuring Holmes, and one each with Watson, Mycroft Holmes, and Irene Adler -- appeared in the 223B Casebook series collecting Sherlockian parodies and pastiches. These tales are now available in this exclusive complete edition from the Peschel Press.

 

The Casebook of Twain and Holmes: Seven Stories From Sherlock Holmes

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