Literature: A Study in Emerald
A Study in Emerald
is a Hugo Award
-winning short story by Neil Gaiman
, essentially an Intercontinuity Crossover
between Sherlock Holmes
and the works of HP Lovecraft
. Written in the style of a classic Holmes pastiche, this story, roughly following the plot of the first Holmes novel A Study in Scarlet
, finds a brilliant consulting detective and his new flatmate
investigating the gruesome murder of a member of the royal family.
Can be read here
for free, in nifty newsprint format. Which we highly recommend you do before proceeding to the trope list, which contains spoilers.
And also just because it's awesome.
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