Sherlockian.Net: Traditional and print pastiches

[Book's cover projected behind stage]

"Radkris" (left) chats with other panelists at the launch of his novel The Adventure of Black Drop, published by Prosody Press in Chennai (Madras), India. Says the author: "My book aims to paint a picture of the legendary detective's deductive abilities while exploring his weaknesses as mentioned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. While the Victorian author explored the possibility of a man overcoming hurdles using his deductive strengths, to become a hero, I explore the possibility of a hero overcoming his strengths to face his weaknesses, to become a man. And the partial result of my exploration is this book — the first of an already charted trilogy." The South Asian English in which this book is written is deliberately formal, highly mannered, and dependent on abstract nouns and recherché expressions, but the reader who perseveres may find something of real interest.


Pastiche commentary and bibliography

  • Sherlock Holmes Pastiche Characters Index
  • Philip K. Jones, Pastiches and Untold TalesOr hereOr here
  • Wikipedia: List of authors of new Sherlock Holmes storiesNon-canonical Sherlock Holmes works
  • "Eternally, My Dear Watson"
  • List by "Grobius Shortling"
  • Parodies and Pastiches, 1888-1930"
  • The pastiche booms, 1970-2012, by Mattias Boström
  • 2015 Seattle lecture by Peggy Perdue, reported in tweets
  • The Alternative Sherlock Holmes, published 2003
  • Jonathan Barnes on varieties and limits
  • A decalogue by Adrian Nebbett
  • Interview with editor and collector David Marcum

    Classics and well-known works

  • The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, by Adrian Conan Doyle and John Dickson Carr: a review
  • The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1944
  • James Barrie, The Adventure of the Two Collaborators
  • "Maddened by Mystery, or, The Defective Detective"
  • Solar Pons (including the Gazette)
  • Dudley Jones, Bore-Hunter, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • SolarPons.com | August Derleth Society
  • Arsene Lupin vs. Sherlock Holmes | Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar
  • R. Holmes & Co., by John Kendrick Bangs
  • The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, 1974, and The West End Horror, 1976, by Nicholas Meyer.
  • Good Night, Mr. Holmes, 1990, and several sequels, starring Irene Adler, by Carole Nelson Douglas
  • Basil of Baker Street children's books by Eve Titus: Basil's Reading Room

    Reviews and publicity for recent books

  • Reviews from The Well-Read Sherlockian
  • Young Sherlock Holmes books by Andrew Lane
  • The Curse of the Nibelung
  • The Charters Affair, by J. R. Stefanie
  • The Case of the Reluctant Agent, by Tracy Cooper-Posey
  • The WhitechapelHorrors (page by author Edward B. Hanna)
  • The Singular Adventures of Mr. Sherlock Holmes
  • The Singular Affair of the Missing Ball (for children)
  • A Duel with the Devil
  • The Papers of Sherlock Holmes, by David Marcum
  • Young Sherlock Holmes books by Andrew Lane
  • Stoker and Holmes, young adult books by Colleen Gleason

    Laurie R. King's novels of Holmes and Mary Russell

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice, A Monstrous Regiment of Women, A Letter of Mary, The Moor, O Jerusalem, Justice Hall, The Game, Locked Rooms
  • Laurie R. King official site
  • The Mary Russell Holmes Page
  • Mary Russell on MySpace
  • Yahoo group 'Letters of Mary'
  • Profile from Goodreads
  • Video of King reading
  • A dissenting view: David Marcum, "Descent into Madness: The Truth about Mary Russell"

    A grandfathered list of stories available online

  • Stories collected by Foxhound
  • A Bee-Keeper's Diary, by Lee Quick
  • The Singular Adventures of Mr. Sherlock Holmes
  • The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Case of the Lethal Alliance
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Kiss of Death
  • Kim Newman, 'A Shambles in Belgravia'
  • The Three Favours
  • Several tales by Ronald Carpenter
  • "The Case of the Detective's Smile"
  • The Adventure of the Empty Manger
  • The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes, radio comedy
  • Shirlock Holmes Comedy by Alan Salerno
  • Merridew of Abominable Memory
  • The Adventures of Heather Key, by John McDonnell
  • The Statements of the Famous
  • Sister Sherlock Holmes
  • The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes
  • Sherlock Holmes: My Life, chapter 1
  • Cold Hearted Murder, by Stephen Gaspar
  • Stories in Neurology by Robert Joynt

    Right here on Sherlockian.Net

  • Re: Vampires, a list of Holmes-vampire tales compiled by Bill Mason
  • 'Tea with Moriarty' by R. C. Allen
  • 'The Adventure of the Ransom Note', anonymous
  • The Adventure of the Crowd-Sourced Adventure
  • The Adventure of the Crowd-Sourced Octopus

    Holmes and other well-known figures

  • Pinky and the Brain: The Adventure of Silver Daze
  • "A Scandal in Euboea" (Xena)
  • "The Strange Case of the Liquid of Death" (Austen)
  • Hobbit parodies by Miranda S. Givings
  • "An Evil British Empire", an "alternate history" narrative featuring Mycroft Holmes, Professor Moriarty, Colonel Sebastian (Tiger) Moran, Raffles, and General Sir Harry Flashman. For those who have already devoured Flashman and the Tiger
  • The Adventure of the Charmed Detective

    Curiosa (adult entertainment)

  • "Lady Whitebread's Apparition"
  • 'The Case of the Caned Maid'
  • "The Mystery of the Mind Controller"
  • The Case of the Tingling Clitoris
  • 'A Strange Case of Dicklessness'
  • The Case of the Pampered Pussy
  • Web Guide for Holmesslash
  • 'Sacrilege' Holmes-Watson 'slash' site
  • "Gay Sherlock Holmes" on Blogspot
  • Hemlock Bones: A Stud in Scarlet

    The Strand Magazine, reincarnated

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