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4878Re: SHSI Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

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  • Noufal Ibrahim KV
    Mar 3, 2015
      Thank you Philip. I haven't read all of them but I've enjoyed the ones
      that I have and especially the rigour which is sadly absent in many of
      the Holmes stories.

      On Tue, Mar 03 2015, 'Philip K Jones' pkenj@... [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] wrote:

      > Noufal:
      >
      >
      >
      > I have collected Thorndyke mysteries for years. This is my inventory list,
      > with all of the books I know of:
      >
      >
      >
      > |-------------------------------|
      >
      > |Freeman, R A |
      >
      > |----------Dr Thorndyke---------|
      >
      > | |In Search of Dr Thorn|PB/F |
      >
      > | |Red Thumb Mark [07] XF |
      >
      > | ss|Dr T's Cases [09] |
      >
      > | |Eye of Osiris [11] XF |
      >
      > | ss|The Singing Bone [12] F |
      >
      > | |Mystery/31, New In[12] |
      >
      > | |A Silent Witness [14] G |
      >
      > | ss|T Great Portrait M[18] |
      >
      > | |Best of DT |PB/F |
      >
      > | |Helen Varden's Con[22] |
      >
      > | ss|Dr T's Casebook [23| |
      >
      > | |The Cat's Eye [23] |
      >
      > | |Myst/Angelina Froo[24] XF |
      >
      > | ss|The Puzzle Lock [25] F |
      >
      > | |The Shadow/the Wol[25] |
      >
      > | ss|The Dead Hand |PB/XF|
      >
      > | |The D'Arblay Myste[26] |
      >
      > | ss|The Magic Casket [27] |
      >
      > | |A Certain Dr. Thor[28] $75 |
      >
      > | |As a Thief in the [28] $25 |
      >
      > | ss|Dr. T Omnibus [29]HC/G |
      >
      > | |Mr Pottermack's ve[30]PB/XF|
      >
      > | |Pontifex, Son & T [31] |
      >
      > | |Dr T's Discovery [32] VG |
      >
      > | |Dr T Intervenes [33] $28 |
      >
      > | |4 t Defense: Dr T [34] |
      >
      > | |Penrose Mystery [36]PB/VG|
      >
      > | |Death @ the Inn [37] |
      >
      > | |Stoneware Monkey [38] G |
      >
      > | |Mr Polton Explains[40] G |
      >
      > | |Unconscious Witnes[42] F |
      >
      > | /T Jacob St Mystery[42]Dupld|
      >
      > |--------Norman Donaldson-------|
      >
      > | |Goodbye Dr. Thorndyke| |
      >
      > |----------John Dirckx----------|
      >
      > | |Dr. Thorndyke's Dilem| |
      >
      > |-------------AHMM--------------|
      >
      > | |Dirckx, John 09/08/80]DG/VF|
      >
      >
      >
      > I hope it is useful to you.
      >
      >
      >
      > Sincerely:
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Philip K. Jones
      >
      > An Ill-dressed Vagabond
      >
      > pkenj@...
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > From: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@...
      > [mailto:SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@...]
      > Sent: Monday, March 02, 2015 3:52 AM
      > To: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@...
      > Subject: SHSI Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > I've been spending free time recently reading stories featuring the
      > Forensic detective Dr. John Thorndyke (by R. Austin Freeman). The
      > language leaves a lot to be desired but the stories are very detailed
      > and interesting. They're a lot more intricate than the ones featuring
      > our own detective.
      >
      > I was looking through the web for some trivia on the character when I
      > came across an anthology called "The Rivals of Sherlock
      > Holmes"[1]. Thorndyke himself is featured in one of the stories but in
      > general, the list looks interesting. Has anyone here read it?
      >
      > Also, are there any fans here of R. Austin Freeman's detective? I find
      > him, atleast for the actual detective work, far more fascinating than
      > Sherlock Holmes.
      >
      > Footnotes:
      > [1]
      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rivals_of_Sherlock_Holmes_%28book_series%29

      --
      Cordially,
      Noufal
      http://nibrahim.net.in
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