Win a full set of the Baker Street Press Sherlock Holmes Classic Series
- Published on Thursday, 12 May 2022 11:25
- Last Updated on 13 May 2022
- Monica Costa
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Father’s Day… Elementary, My Dear Watson!
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
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Dogged by accusations that men are so difficult to buy presents for, publisher Mike Bryan decided to create the ultimate gift editions of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
Bryan takes up the story: ‘Sherlock Holmes features the most fascinating and enduring characters in the history of British crime stories. People of all ages adore them. We would all like to be smart, and there is no one smarter that Mr Holmes, whilst Dr John Watson completes the sleuthing double act allowing us to have all the cleverness explained to us mere mortals.’
Unable to find a quality hardback gift collection of all the original Sherlocks, Bryan decided to publish them himself. Using the artwork from the early twentieth century editions as inspiration, the Baker Street Press editions have gone back to the original publications to create the most authentic texts.
‘Originally serialised in newspapers and magazines in the late nineteenth century, Conan Doyle’s famous collection of detective stories transport the reader back to Holmes’s bustling Victorian London, the misty moors of Dartmoor, the dizzying heights of the Reichenbach Falls and the cosy living room of 221B Baker Street,’ he added.
‘I am blown away by the quality and our members will be dazzled by this,’ commented Ian Bennett, head of the Sherlock Society London Cesspudlians. ‘I have all kinds of variety in my Sherlockian collection, but I can say without doubt, these are the finest I have seen.’
‘They are the ultimate gift… and with nine books in the collection that’s Birthday, Christmas and Father’s Day sorted for the next three years !’ joked Bryan.
Launched by publisher Baker Street Press, the complete ‘Sherlock Holmes Classics’ collection of nine books is available from Waterstones and all good bookshops, or buy direct for home delivery via this link.
and write the correct answer to these three questions in the competition form below this post:
- Where did Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson live and conduct most of their investigations from?
- Who was Sherlock’s nemesis?
- In which book do Holmes and Watson travel to Dartmoor to solve the mystery of a family curse?
Terms and conditions: Deadline to enter is midnight on 30 June 2022. Please leave your address (GB only) when you enter this competition. The winner will be chosen at random. No alternative prize is available.
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