The Final Adventures of Solar Pons

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The Final Adventures of Solar Pons
Final Adventures of Solar Pons.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration by Jean-Pierre Cagnat.
AuthorAugust Derleth
Cover artistJean-Pierre Cagnat
SeriesSolar Pons
GenreDetective, science fiction
PublisherMycroft & Moran
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pagesxvi, 202
Preceded byThe 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:

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


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