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5224Re: SHSI The best Pastiches ever

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  • Noufal Ibrahim KV
    20 Oct
      Well, that's something. I didn't like Mandala at all. :-/

      On Fri, Oct 20 2017, Jay Ganguly ruling_jay@... [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] wrote:

      > Read all ten, but other than "The Seven Percent Solution" and "The
      > Beekeeper's Apprentice", I won't say the others rank on my top ten
      > pastiche list. I agree with Phil, the MX Collection is something
      > else. In recent times, I'd rank Bonnie's "Art in the Blood", Kareem
      > Abdul Jabbar's "Mycroft Holmes" and Jamyang Norbu's "The Mandala of
      > Sherlock Holmes" very, very highly. Derrick's new collections are
      > really, really good, too. I especially loved "Before Baker Street".
      >
      > Cheers
      > Jay
      >
      > Sent from my iPhone
      >
      >> On 20-Oct-2017, at 22:47, 'Philip K Jones' pkenj@... [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] <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
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> 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
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > 6.
      >> >
      >> >
      >>
      >> --
      >> Cordially,
      >> Noufal
      >> http://nibrahim.net.in
      >>
      >>
      >>

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