The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (book series)

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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is the first in a series of published anthologies by Hugh Greene, elder brother of author Graham Greene and the former director-general of the BBC.

Some of the stories were subsequently adapted for a television series of the same name, broadcast in 1971-73.

Contents[edit]

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (First volume)[edit]

Author Story Lead character
Max Pemberton The Ripening Rubies Bernard Sutton
Arthur Morrison The Case of Laker, Absconded Martin Hewitt
Guy Boothby The Duchess of Wiltshire's Diamonds Simon Carne/Klimo
Arthur Morrison The Affair of the 'Avanlanche Bicycle and Tyre Co. Ltd,' Dorrington
Clifford Ashdown The Assyrian Rejuvenator Romney Pringle
L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace Madame Sara Eric Vandeleur
Clifford Ashdown The Submarine Boat Romney Pringle
William Le Queux The Secret of the Fox Hunter Duckworth Drew
Baroness Orczy The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway The Old Man in the Corner
R. Austin Freeman The Moabite Cipher Dr. John Thorndyke
Baroness Orczy The Woman in the Big Hat Lady Molly
William Hope Hodgson The Horse of the Invisible Carnacki
Ernest Bramah The Game Played in the Dark Max Carrados

Bibliography[edit]

  • Greene, Hugh; editor. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Pantheon Books, 1970; ISBN 0-394-41330-X
  • Greene, Hugh; editor. Cosmopolitan Crimes: Foreign Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Pantheon Books, 1971; ISBN 0-394-47340-X
  • Greene, Hugh; editor. Further Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Pantheon Books, 1973; ISBN 0-394-48827-X
  • Greene, Hugh; editor. The American Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Pantheon Books, 1976; ISBN 0-394-40921-3