The first Sherlock Holmes adventure appeared in 1887, but today the detective is more popular than ever-witness the upcoming release date of Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. For every reader who dreams of solving crimes in turn-of-the-century London, The Sherlock Holmes Handbook features skills that all would-be sleuths should know: * How to Use Deductive Reasoning ? * How to Analyze Fingerprints- Without Computers ? * How to Master a Dozen Disguises ? * How to Survive a Plunge over a Waterfall Readers will also discover a host of information about Holmes and his universe: * How was the real Scotland Yard organized? * Could people back then really buy cocaine over the counter? * And why were the British so terrified of Australia? Packed with fascinating trivia, evocative illustrations, and a classic Victorian design, The Sherlock Holmes Handbook will appeal to 'Baker Street Irregulars' of all ages.
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September 15, 2009
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