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Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Literary Estate
Photos and illustrations help tell the story of Arthur Conan Doyle's life and career via an in-depth biography and an account of the proceedings concerning his estate after his death.

Arthur Conan Doyle
A biographical sketch from Pegasos, a Finnish "Literature Related Resources Site," includes anecdotes and quotes illustrating Conan Doyle's spiritual beliefs and revealing the mentors and friendships that were most influential in his life.

The Sherlock Holmes Museum
In addition to museum hours and information about the Sherlock Holmes Society, and a virtual tour of the 221B Baker Street flat, a pull-down menu offers biographies of Holmes and Conan Doyle, cartoons, quotations, and the e-texts of many Holmes stories, including The Hound of the Baskervilles. Subscribe to The Illustrated Baker Street Times or tour the "London of Sherlock Holmes."

Guardian Unlimited: Books/Authors: Arthur Conan Doyle
A biographical profile of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, including trivia, anecdotes and links to related articles from The Guardian newspaper. Includes an investigation into the authorship scandal over The Hound of the Baskervilles.

221 Baker
This site offers e-texts to 48 (out of 60) original Conan Doyle stories -- some also available in PDF and Palm DOC formats. A section devoted to illustrations from Conan Doyle's works and stills from Holmes television productions is also available on this site.

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Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlockian Resources on the Internet: A Survey
Whether one is interested in pursuing serious research, seeking out rare books or memorabilia, or keeping up with the doings of other Sherlockians, the World Wide Web provides vast stores of information. This modest survey attempts to help pick out a few choice strands to follow.

The Hound of the Baskervilles
The only full-length Sherlock Holmes novel was first published as a monthly serial in the Strand Magazine from August 1901 through April 1902. This e-text version features all 60 of the original illustrations by Sidney Paget.

The Independent: The War of the Baskervilles
On the eve of the Hound's 100th birthday, Guy Saville of The Independent explores what some scholars believe is a murky controversy surrounding the true authorship of Conan Doyle's most popular story.

This site, maintained by an administrator at Canada's University of Waterloo, includes a large collection of materials (and links to other sites) about Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Moor

The Dartmoor National Park Authority
Planning a trip to Dartmoor? This site is an essential resource for visitors, offering the rules and regulations for the park, accommodation listings, transportation information, and a schedule of guided walks and other events.

Dartmoor of the Baskervilles: British Heritage on Britannia
Curious about the moor that inspired Conan Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles? Take this journey through historic Dartmoor, and read of the myriad legends concerning the supernatural hounds.

The Baskerville Sitings
Holmesian enthusiast David Richardson does some sleuthing of his own, trying to pinpoint the location of Baskerville Hall and other fictional sites from The Hound of the Baskervilles on the very real Dartmoor. Mapping Watson's footsteps through the moor and mires, and noting the keen doctor's astronomical observations, Richardson presents his thorough bit of geographical detective work.

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Sidney Paget Illustrations

Sidney Paget's Sherlock Holmes
The illustrations that accompanied the original publication of the Holmes serials in The Strand magazine have become as important to the canon as Conan Doyle's words. Paget's contributions were accidental, in the sense that The Strand's editors believed they had hired his brother Walter, a more accomplished artist than Sidney at the time. This site explores the strained relationship between author and illustrator as it relates to a selection of stores -- including The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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Forensic Science
From Williams College and Professor Lawrence J. Kaplan, Project Sherlock uses new media technology to bring an immediacy to learning. This project uses a case-oriented structure to introduce, explain and test concepts and applications in the field of forensic chemistry.

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Victorian Era Sites

Victoria Research Web
Originating from Indiana University, this site is dedicated to the scholarly study of 19th-century Britain, particularly the Victorian period. It is designed to assist Victorianists, teachers, and students locate resources for their work, and includes discussion boards, bibliographies, submission guidelines and information, as well as information about travel to London.

The Victorian Web
Created in 1985 by George P. Landow, a professor at Brown University, this site is an encyclopedia for Victorian era enthusiasts. Presenting an Internet resource for all the English literature courses at Brown that tap the Victorian period, the content addresses the social, literary and economic tenor of the times. It is searchable, and includes both a bibliography and a list of additional Web resources.

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A complete listing of Sherlock Holmes stories and other works by Arthur Conan Doyle can be found at the Arthur Conan Doyle biography.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Booth, Martin. The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2000.

Carr, John Dickson. The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Harper, 1949.

Higham, Charles. The Adventures of Conan Doyle: The Life of the Creator of Sherlock Holmes. New York: Norton, 1976.

Stashower, Daniel. Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Henry Holt, 1999.

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Sherlock Holmes

Baring-Gould, William Stuart. Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: The Life of the World's First Consulting Detective. New York: C. N. Potter, 1962.

Greenberg, Martin H., Jon L. Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower, eds. Murder in Baker Street: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2001.

Haining, Peter. The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook: Fifty Years of Occasional Articles, Newspaper Cuttings, Letters, Memoirs, Anecdotes, Pictures, Photographs and Drawings Relating to the Great Detective. London: New English Library, 1973.

Kendrick, Stephen. Holy Clues: The Gospel According to Sherlock Holmes. Vintage Books, 2000.

Pointer, Michael. The Sherlock Holmes File. New York: C. N. Potter, 1976.

Purves, Shirley, ed. Hound and Horse: a Dartmoor Commonplace book: The handbook of the Dartmoor Expedition of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London, 19th June-21st June, 1992. London: Sherlock Holmes Society, 1992.

Rosenberg, Samuel. Naked is the Best Disguise: the Death & Resurrection of Sherlock Holmes. Amereon Ltd, 1988.

Shreffler, Philip A. The Baker Street Reader: Cornerstone Writings about Sherlock Holmes. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1984.

Weller, Philip. The Dartmoor of The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Practical Guide to the Sherlock Holmes Locations. Hampshire, England: Sherlock Publications, 1992.

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Detective Fiction

Herbert, Paul D. The Sincerest Form of Flattery: An Historical Survey of Parodies, Pastiches, and Other Imitative Writings of Sherlock Holmes, 1891-1980. Bloomington, Indiana: Gaslight Publications, 1983.

Thomas, Ronald R. Detective Fiction and the Rise of Forensic Science. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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