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LEN DEIGHTON Graham Greene ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Sherlock Holmes OBSERVER magazine

LEN DEIGHTON Graham Greene ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Sherlock Holmes OBSERVER magazine

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Rare vintage issue of The Observer weekend supplement magazine. Only published in the UK for one day.

Sherlock Holmes feature - "Sherlock Holmes: As Alive Today As Ever. Three Writers Investigate" The authors who write about Conan Doyle and Holmes for this article are Len Deighton, Graham Greene & Hugh Greene.

All exclusive contributions. This feature contains one and a half pages of text written by Deighton, spread over 4 pages. It contains a small photo of Len as well. In the small photograph we have attached to give you an idea of the Deighton part of this feature, you can see part of the photo of Len, and the start of his article which runs over the bottom of the 2 pages shown. Please note there is another full page of writing by Len, which is spread over the next 2 pages (not illustrated here).

Graham Greene writes "Holmes Revisited" and Hugh Greene "Doyle as Dr Watson". Small photographs of these writers also accompany this feature.

The whole article runs to 6 pages and includes a few Sherlock / Baker Street related photographs, including Sherlock's secretary Lesley Whitson, Dr Joseph Bell, Sidney & Walter Paget, and a reconstruction of the living room at 221b Baker Street.

Also -

Do we owe composers a living? Carey Blyton, David Morgan, Richard Rodney Bennett and Arnold Cooke are photographed and interviewed for this 4 page feature. Please note half a page has been removed.

The Lilliputs of Europe, 4 pages.

Excellent condition. All pages still tight to staples. Cover bright and clean. One half page has been torn from the Composers feature. A very scarce magazine.

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