Jump to content

Recommended Posts

I am a fan and wondering if there is published work based in BBC's sherlock, either the stories from the episodes or addition stories 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi, Jamie -- welcome to Sherlock Forum!  :welcome:

That's a good question, but unfortunately the answer (so far) is "not exactly."  Moffit and Gatiss have said they do not intend to authorize any novelizations of episodes.  The closest you'll get to that would be the shooting scripts, most of which are available online (see links here).  (And of course there are also Ariane DeVere's unofficial transcripts of everything.)

Nor are there any professionally published novels or story collections based on the show -- but there are loads of fan-written stories online, some of which are really good (see links to suggestions here).  Just be aware that many of the authors have made creative interpretations of the basic premise, everything from Sherlock and John's romance to something involving tentacles.

There have been at least two authorized books, but they're not stories.  They're presented as further information about the characters, etc., mostly done "in-universe" (i.e., treating the episodes as factual).  Here's one of them.  I know we've discussed the other one as well -- hopefully someone else will be able to provide the link that's eluding me at the moment!

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey Jamie!

I think the book Carol is referring to is the Sherlock Chronicles, which is an overview of the series, bios of the performers, deleted scenes, things like that.

But there's also the manga version of the first season, which might be more what you're looking for? I haven't seen whether they've done more than the first season or not; hopefully it will continue.

Hope this helps.

  • Thanks 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think, Jamie, what you're asking for are books containing stories of the Sherlock characters, which are in themselves adaptations of the original stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. I don't believe there are any Sherlock pastiches at the moment. It might be something to consider writing. 🤔

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of UseWe have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.Privacy PolicyGuidelines.