Ransom Riggs

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: The Methods and Mysteries of the World's Greatest Detective

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Author Ransom Riggs
Publisher Quirk Books
Illustrator Eugene Smith
Copyright Holder Quirk Productions, Inc.
Designed by Doogie Horner
Production Director/Manager John J. McGurk
About/Subject Sherlock Holmes
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Identifying Codes
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 2009924887
ISBN 13 978-1-59474-477-8
Format e-Book
Publication Location Philadelphia
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Language English
Chapters Introduction

PART I. DETECTIVE SKILLS
How to Use Analytical Reasoning
— Sherlock Holmes, Scientist
How to Question a Suspect
How to Decode Ciphers
How to Analyze Footprints
— The Creatures of Sherlock Holmes’s World
How to Locate a Secret Chamber
How to Examine a Body at a Crime Scene
How to Analyze Bullet Evidence
— Victorian Firearms
How to Crack a Safe
— The Crimes of Sherlock Holmes
How to Analyze Fingerprints
— Scotland Yard
How to Analyze Typography
— 221B Baker Street

PART II. SURVIVAL SKILLS
How to Defend Yourself
— The Sporting Life
How to Outwit a Criminal Mastermind
— Will the Real Moriarty Please Stand Up?
How to Fake Your Own Death
— The Great Hiatus
How to Survive a Plunge over a Waterfall
— Curious Maladies and Quack Medicines of the Victorian Era
How to Disguise Yourself
— Victorian Fashion
How to Cover Your Tracks

PART III. LIFE SKILLS
How to Stage a Dramatic Entrance
— The Real Sherlock Holmes
How to Sniff Out a Hoax
— Secret Societies and the Criminal Underworld
— Spiritualism and the Occult
How to Deal with Friends and Relations
— Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock’s Smarter Sibling
How to Manage Children
— Common Misconceptions About Sherlock Holmes
How to Deal with Women
How to Keep Your Mind Sharp
— Sherlock Holmes and Music
— Opium Dens and Narcotics in the Victorian Era
How to Interact with Royalty
How to Raise Bees

APPENDIX
Briefly, the Life and Times of Arthur Conan Doyle
The Collected Wit and Wisdom of Sherlock Holmes
The Sherlock Holmes Canon

About the Author
Acknowledgments

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