My interview with the awesome Leslie S. Klinger whose long awaited new Holmes anthology comes out at the end of the month and you should buy. Also, this interview was retweeted by Neil Gaiman. Yes as in my personal hero and all-around good guy and great writer Neil Gaiman. I’m still a little dazed.
A few years ago, the Guinness Book of World Records declared that Sherlock Holmes was the most adapted character of all-time, having been the subject of various plays, films, TV shows and so on since his debut in 1888. Over 100 years later, there’s still a remarkable amount of new Holmes stories and books that come out every year. At the heart of it all is Leslie S. Klinger.
Klinger, a practicing lawyer from California, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes. A member of the Baker Street Irregulars and the current editor of the BSI’s History Series and Biography Series, Klinger is also the author of the New Annotated Sherlock Holmes–which chronologically organized and annotated the original 56 Holmes short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle–and The Sherlock Holmes Reference Library, a 10-volume collection of Sherlockian criticism throughout the decades.
Klinger, along with…
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