|Statement||by Basil Copper|
|Contributions||Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||CPB Box no. 949 vol. 10|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||98809432|
The Dossier of Solar Pons contains six original stories. In "The Adventure of the Perplexed Photographer," a photographer asks Pons to investigate the apparently pointless destruction of some unexposed photographic plates. At the same time, Pons is engaged to solve a murder at a house for sale -- where, it turns out, the selfsame photographer /5(6). Receive all twelve Solar Pons books published by Belanger Books in mobi and pdf editions. You get all seven of the original Solar Pons books by August Derleth, the eighth book of rare material titled The Apocrypha of Solar Pons, the ninth book, The Papers of Solar Pons by David Marcum, book ten, The New Adventures of Solar Pons, the Pontine Dossier: Millennium Edition, and . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Based on the characters and series created by August Derleth." "An original Pinnacle . The Solar Pons book series by multiple authors includes books In Re. Sherlock Holmes: The Adventures of Solar Pons, The Memoirs of Solar Pons (The Solar Pons Series, No 3), The Return of Solar Pons, and several more. See the complete Solar Pons series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
The Dossier of Solar Pons by Copper, Basil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Solar Pons is a fictional detective created by August Derleth as a pastiche of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Later adventures were written by Basil Copper. Book 1. The Adventures of Solar Pons. by August Derleth. The Dossier Of Solar Pons. Solar Pons may have started out merely as a Holmes pastiche, but through attention to character and a distinctly lighter tone he had developed into his own persona. Derleth created a character, to borrow a phrase " which was not so much a 19th century man looking into the 20th as a 20th century man harkening back to the 19th ". More recently, Sarob Press published two further volumes of Pons work by Copper - the novel Solar Pons versus the Devil's Claw () and a collection titled Solar Pons: The Final Cases () which contains five stories, four being revised editions of earlier Copper Pons contributions, and one new story ("The Adventure of the Baffled Baron").
In the Fall of , August Derleth wrote The Adventure of the Black Narcissus in one day and Solar Pons was born. By the time he passed away in , Derleth had written over seventy adventures of the 'Sherlock Holmes of Praed Street.' To the right, Case Commentaries and Summaries can be found for those tales, grouped by collection/book. August Derleth created in Solar Pons a detective whose genius cannot be matched, perhaps not even by Sherlock Holmes himself! Now the pen has passed into the hand of the noted British author Basil Copper. Here are six superblly crafted tales of Solar Pons. Come to Number 7B Praed Street, where the master : Basil Copper. A COLLECTION by Basil Copper edited by Stephen Jones CATEGORY Crime/Mystery PUBLICATION DATE September EDITION Paperback COVER ART Thomas Gianni INTERIOR ART Allen Koszowski ISBN: ABOUT THE BOOK. I am not writing new Solar Pons stories. My Solar Pons material was authorised and commissioned by Arkham House Publishers. In these pastiches of the sacred writings, written when he was 19 August Derleth has recreated the London of Sherlock Holmes. It does not matter that the familiar name has become Solar Pons, or that the familiar Baker Street has become Praed Street - something of the nostalgic charm and fascination, of the remembered quickening of the pulse and the familiar settings of the original.