The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession


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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon and The Wager--and one of the most gifted reporters and storytellers of his generation--comes a "horrifying, hilarious, and outlandish" (Entertainment Weekly) collection of gripping true crime mysteries about people whose obsessions propel them into unfathomable and often deadly circumstances.

"[Grann is] one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."--New York Magazine

Whether David Grann is investigating a mysterious murder, tracking a chameleon-like con artist, or hunting an elusive giant squid, he has proven to be a superb storyteller. In The Devil and Sherlock Holmes, Grann takes the reader around the world, revealing a gallery of rogues and heroes with their own particular fixations who show that truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

Look for David Grann's latest bestselling book, The Wager!


Author: David Grann
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Published: 01/11/2011
Pages: 416
Weight: 0.68lbs
Size: 8.02h x 5.32w x 0.95d
ISBN: 9780307275905


Review Citation(s):
Entertainment Weekly 01/21/2011 pg. 78
New York Times Book Review 02/06/2011 pg. 28

About the Author
DAVID GRANN is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON and THE LOST CITY OF Z. KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON was a finalist for The National Book Award and won an Edgar Allan Poe Award. He is also the author of THE WHITE DARKNESS and the collection THE DEVIL AND SHERLOCK HOLMES. Grann's storytelling has garnered several honors, including a George Polk Award. He lives with his wife and children in New York.

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