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- Winner of Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Critical/Biographical) 2007; Short-listed for Anthony Awards (Critical Nonfiction) 2007
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- 242 x 162 x 25 mm
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The Science of Sherlock Holmes
From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear, the Real Forensics Behind the Great Detective's Greatest Cases
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Science of Sherlock Holmes
E J Wagner
Praise for The Science of Sherlock Holmes"e;Holmes is, first, a great detective, but he has also proven to be a great scientist, whether dabbling with poisons, tobacco ash, or tire marks. Wagner explores this fascinating aspect of his career b...
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"Fascinating... The Science of Sherlock Holmes will intrigue readers with incredible stories and amazing tales from the early days of forensic science." (Christian Science Monitor) "...informative, intriguing and entertaining..." (What's on in London, July 2006) "...well-researched book..." (Chemistry World, August 2006) "...will be appreciated...not just by devotees of Holmes...but by anyone interested in the Victorian beginnings of forensic science..." (Chemistry World, August 2006) "...Wagner presents a balanced view of the history of forensic science that should appeal to a wide audience." (Publishers Weekly, January 16, 2006)
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E. J. WAGNER is a crime historian, a lecturer, a teller of suspense stories for adults, and the moderator of the annual Forensic Forum at the Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences at Stony Brook University, New York. Her work has been published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, the New York Times, and the Lancet.
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Dialogue with the Dead. 2. Beastly Tales and Black Dogs. 3. A Fly in the Ointment. 4. Proving Poison. 5. Disguise and the Detective. 6. The Crime Scene by Gaslight. 7. A Picture of Guilt. 8. Shots in the Dark. 9. Bad Impressions. 10. The Real Dirt. 11. Notes from the Devil. 12. A Voice in the Blood. 13. Myth, Medicine, and Murder. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.