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Sherlock Holmes in Orbit

Edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg

Authorized by Dame Jean Conan Doyle

Published by DAW Books (ISBN 0-88677-636-8) in February 1995; $5.50; 374pp


Robert J. Sawyer's story from Sherlock Holmes in Orbit, "You See But You Do Not Observe," in which Holmes is summoned to the future to solve the Fermi Paradox, went on to win France's top science fiction award, Le Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction by Mike Resnick

PART I: HOLMES IN THE PAST

  • "The Musgrave Version" by George Alec Effinger
  • "The Case of the Detective's Smile" by Mark Bourne
  • "The Adventure of the Russian Grave" by William Barton
  • "The Adventure of the Field Theorems" by Vonda N. McIntyre
  • "The Adventure of the Missing Coffin" by Laura Resnick
  • "The Adventure of the Second Scarf" by Mark Aronson
  • "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" by Frank M. Robinson
  • "Mouse and the Master" by Brian M. Thomsen
  • "Two Roads, No Choices" by Dean Wesley Smith
  • "The Richmond Enigma" by John DeChancie
  • "A Study in Sussex" by Leah A. Zeldes
  • "The Holmes Team Advantage" by Gary Alan Ruse
  • "Alimentary, My Dear Watson" by Lawrence Schimel
  • "The Future Engine" by Byron Tetrick

PART II: HOLMES IN THE PRESENT

  • "Holmes Ex Machina" by Susan Casper
  • "The Sherlock Solution" by Craig Shaw Gardner
  • "The Fan Who Molded Himself" by David Gerrold
  • "Second Fiddle" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

PART III: HOLMES IN THE FUTURE

  • "Moriarty by Modem" by Jack Nimersheim
  • "The Greatest Detective of All Time" by Ralph Roberts
  • "The Case of the Purloined L'Isitek" by Josepha Sherman
  • "The Adventure of the Illegal Alien" by Anthony R. Lewis
  • "Dogs, Masques, Love, Death: Flowers" by Barry N. Malzberg
  • "You See But You Do Not Observe" by Robert J. Sawyer

PART IV: HOLMES AFTER DEATH

  • "Illusions" by Janni Lee Simner
  • "The Adventure of the Pearly Gate" by Mike Resnick


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