Advanced Search >

Victorian Villainy: A Collection of Moriarty Stories
Full‑size Preview

Victorian Villainy: A Collection of Moriarty Stories

ADD TO WISHLIST >
Multiple File Formats
$4.99
$4.14

It's Black Friday week! As a treat, this title has been marked down by 17%! For more holiday savings, visit our Black Friday to Cyber Monday sale page.

Among the world's great fictional villains Professor James Moriarty stands alone.

Doctor Fu Manchu, Hannibal Lecter, Count Dracula, Iago, Voldemort, Darth Vader, Bill Sikes, Inspector Javert, and the Wicked Witch of the West all have their fans, all have their place in popular fiction. But for every one who can tell you whose life Iago made miserable, fifty honor that Professor James Moriarty was the particular nemesis of Sherlock Holmes.

But just how evil was he?

These stories by Michael Kurland explore an alternate possibility: that Moriarty wasn't evil at all, that his villainy was less along the lines of Fu Manchu and more like Robin Hood or Simon Templar. And the reason for Sherlock Holmes' characterization of him as “the Napoleon of crime” was that the professor was one of the few men he'd ever met who was smarter than he—and he couldn't stand it!

Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book.

Weird Works

 
 Customers who bought this title also purchased
Reviews (1)
Discussions (0)
You must be logged in to rate this
Reviews
-
March 10th, 2015
A fun rework of Moriarty as an anti-hero. This version of the character differs pretty strongly from the canon (unlike, say, Kim Newman's version, which is still pretty villainous), but it makes for a fun anthology. [...]
Browse Categories
 Follow Your Favorites!
NotificationsSign in to get custom notifications of new products!







Product Information
Author(s)
Pages
161
ISBN
9781434437501
Format
Original electronic
Scanned image
These products were created by scanning an original printed edition. Most older books are in scanned image format because original digital layout files never existed or were no longer available from the publisher.

For PDF download editions, each page has been run through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to attempt to decipher the printed text. The result of this OCR process is placed invisibly behind the picture of each scanned page, to allow for text searching. However, any text in a given book set on a graphical background or in handwritten fonts would most likely not be picked up by the OCR software, and is therefore not searchable. Also, a few larger books may be resampled to fit into the system, and may not have this searchable text background.

For printed books, we have performed high-resolution scans of an original hardcopy of the book. We essentially digitally re-master the book. Unfortunately, the resulting quality of these books is not as high. It's the problem of making a copy of a copy. The text is fine for reading, but illustration work starts to run dark, pixellating and/or losing shades of grey. Moiré patterns may develop in photos. We mark clearly which print titles come from scanned image books so that you can make an informed purchase decision about the quality of what you will receive.
Original electronic format
These ebooks were created from the original electronic layout files, and therefore are fully text searchable. Also, their file size tends to be smaller than scanned image books. Most newer books are in the original electronic format. Both download and print editions of such books should be high quality.
File Last Updated:
October 22, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on October 22, 2013.