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Introduction Note on the Text Select Bibliography Chronology The American's Tale The Captain of the 'PoleStar' The Winning Shot J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement John Barrington Cowles Uncle Jeremy's Household The Ring of Thoth The Surgeon of Gaster Fell A Pastoral Horror 'De Profundis' Lot No. 249 The Los Amigos Fiasco The Case of Lady Sannox The Lord of Chateau Noir The Third Generation The Striped Chest The Fiend of the Cooperage The Beetle-Hunter The Sealed Room The Brazilian Cat The New Catacomb The Retirement of Signor Lambert The Brown Hand Playing with Fire The Leather Funnel The Pot of Caviare The Silver Mirror The Terror of Blue John Gap Through the Veil How it Happened The Horror of the Heights The Bully of Brocas Court The Nightmare Room The Lift Explanatory Notes

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Darryl Jones is Professor of English and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, where he has taught since 1994. He has held Visiting Professorships at Dartmouth College, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania, and Tongji University, Shanghai. He is the author or editor of 10 books, including most recently the Oxford editions of the Collected Ghost Stories of M. R. James and Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffmann to Hodgson, as well as many articles on nineteenth-century and popular literature.

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This volume provides a welcomed and much-needed reminder of the full range of Conan Doyleas achievement, deepening our appreciation of his unbounded imagination and fertile legacy. * Christopher Metress, English Literature in Transition 1880a1920 *
The introduction and notes, by the book's editor Darryl Jones, helpfully explain the more obscure period details which are scattered throughout the book and where Doyle was at in his life with regards to the wide body of interests that occupied him when he was not writing. * Iain MacLeod, Gore in the Store *
Beautifully designed edition * Times Literary Supplement *
This volume provides a welcomed and much-needed reminder of the full range of Conan Doyleas achievement, deepening our appreciation of his unbounded imagination and fertile legacy. * Christopher Metress, English Literature in Transition 1880a1920 *

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