Pursuit of the House-Boat
The 1897 cover of The Pursuit of the House-Boat
|Author||John Kendrick Bangs|
|Publisher||Harper & Brothers|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|Preceded by||A House-Boat on the Styx|
|Followed by||The Enchanted Type-Writer|
Pursuit of the House-Boat (sometimes called In Pursuit of the House-Boat or The Pursuit of the House-Boat) is an 1897 novel by John Kendrick Bangs, and the second one to feature his Associated Shades take on the afterlife.
After the House-Boat was hijacked by Captain Kidd at the end of A House-Boat on the Styx, the various members of its club decided that in order to track it down, a detective would have to be called in. So they hired Sherlock Holmes, who, at the time of the book's publication, had indeed been declared dead by his creator.
- Bleiler, Everett (1948). The Checklist of Fantastic Literature. Chicago: Shasta Publishers. p. 40.
- The Pursuit of the House-Boat at Project Gutenberg
- Read the text of the book at http://www.classicreader.com/booktoc.php/sid.1/bookid.1226/
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