(Sherlockiana). Goldfarb, Clifford S.
Title THE GREAT SHADOW: Arthur Conan Doyle, Brigadier Gerard, and Napoleon
Book Condition Fine in strawberry-colored cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in illustrated dust jacket. With reproductions of vintage illustrations. 232pp. Notes, bibliography, index.
Edition First edition: one of 150 specially bound, numbered copies SIGNED by the author.
Publisher Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1997.
1899562303 / 9781899562305
Seller ID 38296.10
Impressively thorough, appealingly unpretentious, meticulously documented study of Doyle's "other" protagonist, Brigadier Gerard, and all of the author's Napoleonic-era tales and novels. Fine scholarship with a light touch, as befits the subject.
Sherlockiana. Literary Criticism. Mystery Reference. Historical Fiction.