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  • Noufal Ibrahim KV
    20 Oct
      Wow, you rate Study in Emerald really high on such a huge list. I'm
      happy that I've read it. I quite enjoyed it when I first went through it
      but now that the details have evaporated from my brain, it's time to
      indulge in a fresh reading.

      Thanks! :)

      On Fri, Oct 20 2017, 'Philip K Jones' pkenj@... [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] wrote:

      > My fellow Sherlockians:
      >
      >
      >
      > I have been collecting and writing about Sherlockian fiction
      > (Pastiches, Parodies and Related Fiction) for more than 15 years. As
      > far as I know, my collection (over 8,000 items) is the largest there
      > is. My database lists more than 12,000 items and I have reviewed
      > hundreds of pieces of Sherlockian fiction. For many years I was
      > convinced that there were only two pieces that were as good as any in
      > the Canon: Gaiman's "Study in Emerald" and Sayers' Peter Wimsey
      > crossover, "The Case of the Missing Kitten." When David Marcum
      > brought out the first of the "MX Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories…"
      > series, I changed my mind. In the first four volumes of that series,
      > I found several more to add to the list of "tales as good as any in
      > the Canon" and I look forward to more volumes to come. Further, I
      > found a number I would consider to be as good as or better than "the
      > worst in the Canon." Opinions in this area will differ from any one
      > Sherlockian to any other, but I hope all of you will try these
      > anthologies and find them as pleasant to read as I did.
      >
      > Sincerely:
      >
      >
      >
      > Philip K. Jones
      >
      > An Illdressed Vagabond
      >
      > pkenj@...
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > From: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@... [mailto:SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@...]
      > Sent: Friday, October 20, 2017 6:05 AM
      > To: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@...,
      > Subject: Re: SHSI The best Pastiches ever
      >
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      >
      > I've read only the seven percent solution. However, I've read a "study
      > in Emerald" which is also be Gaiman and a cross between the Cthulhu
      > mythos and our detective.
      >
      > On Fri, Oct 20 2017, sumalsn wrote:
      >
      >> Dear Holmesians,
      >>
      >>
      >> I suppose all of us have read our share of Sherlock Holmes pastiches
      >>
      >>
      >> This is the list of Top 10 Sherlock Holmes pastiches according to Lyndsay Faye, who has written a Sherlock Holmes pastiche , "The Whole art of Detection"
      >>
      >>
      >> Here goes the list,
      >>
      >>
      >> The Seven Per Cent Solution by Nicholas Meyer.
      >>
      >> 2. The Case of Death and Honey” by Neil Gaiman.
      >>
      >>
      >> 3. A Sherlockian Quartet by Rick Boyer.
      >>
      >>
      >> 4. The Doctor’s Case” by Stephen King
      >>
      >>
      >> 5. IQ by Joe Ide
      >>
      >>
      >> 1. The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King.
      >>
      >>
      >> 2. Good Night, Mr. Holmes by Carole Nelson Douglass
      >>
      >>
      >> 1. The Adventure of the Laughing Jarvey” by Stephen Fry.
      >>
      >>
      >> 2. The Final Solution by Michael Chabon.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> 3. Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin” by Dorothy B. Hughes.
      >>
      >>
      >> Ho How many have you read?
      >>
      >>
      >> Re Regards,
      >> Su Sumalsn
      >>
      >>
      >> Ho
      >>
      >>
      >> Ho
      >>
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      >>
      >> 6.
      >>
      >>

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