The Exploits of Solar Pons

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The Exploits of Solar Pons
Expoloits of solar pons.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Basil Copper
Illustrator Stefanie K. Hawks
Cover artist Stefanie K. Hawks
Country United States
Language English
Series Solar Pons
Genre Detective short stories
Publisher Fedogan & Bremer
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 239 pp
ISBN 1-878252-11-9
OCLC 29998142
823/.914 20
LC Class PR6053.O658 E97 1993
Preceded by The Uncollected Cases of Solar Pons
Followed by The Recollections of Solar Pons

The Exploits of Solar Pons is a collection of detective short stories by author Basil Copper. It was released in 1993 by Fedogan & Bremer in an edition of 2,000 copies of which 100 were numbered and signed by the author. The book collects stories about Solar Pons, a character originally created by August Derleth. Derleth's Pons stories are pastiches of the Sherlock Holmes stories of Arthur Conan Doyle.


  • "The Adventure of the Verger’s Thumb"
  • "The Adventure of the Phantom Face"
  • "Death at the Metropole"
  • "The Adventure of the Callous Colonel"