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Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years

Norbu, Jamyang

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ISBN 10: 158234132X / ISBN 13: 9781582341323
Published by Bloomsbury, New York, 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First U.S. edition. Subtitled: "The Adventures of the Great Detective in India and Tibet". Inscribed, signed and dated by Jamyang Norbu on half-title page ("To Eric, Thanks, Jamyang Norbu, 27 Oct 01"). 265 pages + Glossary. Originally published in India in 1999 as THE MANDALA OF SHERLOCK HOLMES". Minor wear to spine ends. Unclipped dust jacket is protected in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 235510

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Title: Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years

Publisher: Bloomsbury, New York

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A new Sherlock Holmes mystery worthy of the master Sir Conan Doyle himself.
In 1891, a horrified public learned that Sherlock Holmes-in a last deadly struggle with the archcriminal Professor Moriarty-had perished at the Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland. Two years later, popular demand made Sir Conan Doyle resurrect the great detective. Holmes informed a stunned Dr. Watson, "I traveled for two years in Tibet, therefore, and amused myself by visiting Llasa."

Nothing has been known of those missing years until Jamyang Norbu's discovery of the Mandala, a carefully wrapped package in a rusting tin box. When opened, the package reveals a Bengali scholar's own account of his travels with Holmes. The Mandala holds the key to a mystery and tells the story of Holmes in a landscape so fascinating, a game so intriguing, that it is impossible to resist. An exciting, often richly humorous detective story, Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years also evokes the romance of Kipling's India. Jamyang Norbu has written a mystical, playful, and witty page-turner.

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Jamyang Norbu, one of Tibet's foremost writers at work today, is a director of the Amnye Machen Institute, Tibetan Center for Advanced Studies, Dharamsala. He is the author of several books, five plays, and a traditional opera libretto. He lectures frequently on Tibetan culture and the Tibetan Freedom Struggle in the US, Canada, and Europe.

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