A Year in Books/Day 44: Good Old Index

  • Title: Good Old Index The Sherlock Holmes Handbook
  • Author: Thomas W. Ross
  • Year Published: 1997 (Camden House)
  • Year Purchased: 2002/2003
  • Source: Edward R. Hamilton Bookseller Company
  • About: Every single thing you could ever want or need to know about Sherlock Holmes, except, perhaps, which actor best embodies the timeless sleuth.
  • Motivation: Although I am not an obsessive Holmes fanatic, I am quite the ardent reader. I also love lists and encyclopedias.
  • Times Read: Cover-to-cover: 1/As consulting tool: countless

    Sherlock Holmes

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  • Random Excerpt/Page 62: “Epithets, for Holmes, hurled at him by scoffers: see busybody; cocksure; jack-in-office; theorist; clever.”
  • Happiness Scale: 7

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