Science of Sherlock Holmes, The:

The Science of Sherlock HolmesThe Science of Sherlock Holmes by E.J. Wagner does not directly examine the science mentioned in the stories and novels but instead is more of a history of detection and forensic science and the parallels with the Canon. Here you will learn of Alphonse Bertillon and Eugène François Vidocq of the Sûreté, and Conan Doyle’s own investigations, as well as the notorious crimes of Dr. Hawley Crippen and the sloppy forensics in the Jack the Ripper investigation. Despite not being an annotated science of the Canon, it is an invaluable resource.

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