When misadventure led a schoolboy in London to employment at Baker Street, few could have guessed where his introduction to Sherlock Holmes would lead. But as the lad matures and he finds himself caught in the middle of a murder investigation, his friendship with Holmes and Watson lures him into the role of detective. qBillyq documents his experiences, and soon his sleuthing skills not only bring him to another murder, but also lay the foundation for his metamorphosis into a famous mystery writer, the novelist the world now knows as Raymond Chandler.Raymond Chandler, Letter to the Atlantic Monthly Ihad never visited Billya#39;s digs in the cheap boarding house justnorth of Russell Square. ... lefton a metal tray outside his door; and if he were in thevicinity and actually wanted toface such a billoffare ale, bread, andcheese for lunch. ... Through the halfopen doors of a large wardrobe, I did catch aglimpse ofBillya#39;s highly prized and smartly tailored suit.
|Title||:||The Final Page of Baker Street|
|Author||:||Daniel D. Victor|
|Publisher||:||Andrews UK Limited - 2014-12-16|