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Short Fiction Hill, Headon: The Solutions of Radford Shone (1907); v1; 2 Sep 2020
#1  Pulpmeister 09-02-2020, 09:22 AM
An early spoof on Sherlock Holmes.

Radford Shone and his sycophantic biographer, of Gower Street, investigate a dozen cases; but they are not narrated by his "Watson", but rather by the various stolid police officers, metropolitan and provincial, who prove to be smarter than Radford Shone.

1: The Lion Lady
2: The Bullion-Room
3: The Missing Bomb
4: The Lost Heiress
5: The Granton Rubies
6: The Tenth Green
7: The Japanese Agent
8: The Eton Boy
9: The Thirsty Cat
10: The Bayswater Boarding-House
11: The Wireless Telegram
12: The Final Error

Out of print for many years, this collection first appeared in 1907. The text is from a dozen issues of The Adelaide Chronicle, 1907.
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