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About the Book
The women who visit 221B Baker Street are more than storefront mannequins of their era. These ladies - whether love interests, femmes fatales, or independent career women - faithfully mirror the changes and challengers real women faced in the nearly half century during which the famous detective stories were published. This illuminating and entertaining anthology of original essays, poems, classic British music hall ditties, and insightful pockets of history examines topics ranging from libations to libido, perfumes to prejudice, in the context of the Sherlock Holmes stories. It will delight all explorers through the cultural landscape of the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781593304812
EAN: 9781593304812
Publisher Date: 01 Jul 2007
Depth: 5
Height: 224 mm
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Series Title: English
Weight: 227 gr
ISBN-10: 1593304811
Publisher: Aventine Press
Binding: Paperback
Dewey: FIC
Language: English
No of Pages: 148
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 8 mm
Width: 150 mm
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