The Final Adventures of Solar Pons

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The Final Adventures of Solar Pons
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Dust-jacket illustration by Jean-Pierre Cagnat for The Final Adventures of Solar Pons
Author August Derleth
Cover artist Jean-Pierre Cagnat
Country Canada
Language English
Series Solar Pons
Genre Detective, Science fiction short stories
Publisher Mycroft & Moran
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages xvi, 202 pp
ISBN 1-55246-012-6
OCLC 36693586
Preceded by The Chronicles of Solar Pons

The Final Adventures of Solar Pons is a collection of detective, science fiction short stories by author August Derleth. It was released in 1998 by Mycroft & Moran. It was a collection of Derleth's Solar Pons stories which are pastiches of the Sherlock Holmes tales of Arthur Conan Doyle.


The Final Adventures of Solar Pons contains the following tales:

  1. "Introduction", by Peter Ruber
  2. "Reception in Elysium" (poem) by Mary F. Lindsley
  3. Terror Over London [novel]
  4. "The Adventures of Gresham Old Place"
  5. "The Adventure of the Burlstone Horror"
  6. "The Adventure of the Viennese Musician"
  7. "The Adventure of the Muttering Man"
  8. "The Adventure of the Two Collaborators", by Peter Ruber
  9. "The Adventure of the Nosferatu" (with Mack Reynolds)
  10. "The Adventure of the Extra-Terrestrial" (with Mack Reynolds)
  11. "More from Dr. Parker's Notebooks"


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