The Best of Sherlock Holmes

 

The Best Sherlock Holmes Stories: 1999 Poll
Men versus Women

(sorted by each group's score)

 

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Men   Women
Rank Title Score %   Rank Title Score %
1.1 REDH 1,540 9.2%   1 SCAN 238 10.2%
1.1 SPEC 1,540 9.2%   2 BLUE 199 8.5%
3 SCAN 1,230 7.4%   3 SPEC 173 7.4%
4 SILV 1,171 7.0%   4 SILV 161 6.9%
5 BLUE 1,083 6.5%   5.1 DANC 128 5.5%
6 MUSG 894 5.4%   5.1 REDH 128 5.5%
7 FINA 784 4.7%   7 MUSG 119 5.1%
8 EMPT 688 4.1%   8 EMPT 103 4.4%
9 SIXN 667 4.0%   9 FINA 96 4.1%
10 BRUC 660 4.0%   10.1 CHAS 69 2.9%
11 DANC 638 3.8%   10.1 COPP 69 2.9%
12 TWIS 416 2.5%   12 SOLI 68 2.9%
13 THOR 390 2.3%   13 DEVI 61 2.6%
14 NAVA 338 2.0%   14 SECO 53 2.3%
15 DEVI 325 1.9%   15.1 NAVA 48 2.1%
16.1 PRIO 312 1.9%   15.1 SIXN 48 2.1%
16.1 SECO 312 1.9%   17 TWIS 47 2.0%
18 CHAS 302 1.8%   18 NORW 46 2.0%
19 COPP 266 1.6%   19 PRIO 43 1.8%
20 ABBE 236 1.4%   20 DYIN 41 1.8%
21 FIVE 223 1.3%   21 BRUC 36 1.5%
22 LAST 217 1.3%   22 GREE 35 1.5%
23 SOLI 204 1.2%   23 ILLU 34 1.5%
24 GREE 186 1.1%   24 LAST 32 1.4%
25 DYIN 179 1.1%   25.1 CARD 23 1.0%
26 NORW 153 0.9%   25.1 THOR 23 1.0%
27 BLAC 136 0.8%   27 ABBE 21 0.9%
28 BOSC 127 0.8%   28.1 FIVE 20 0.9%
29 ILLU 118 0.7%   28.1 IDEN 20 0.9%
30 GLOR 110 0.7%   28.1 NOBL 20 0.9%
31 LION 109 0.7%   31 REIG 18 0.8%
32 CARD 104 0.6%   32 3GAR 17 0.7%
33.1 CROO 84 0.5%   33 ENGR 15 0.6%
33.1 ENGR 84 0.5%   34 CROO 12 0.5%
35 SHOS 68 0.4%   35.1 BLAC 11 0.5%
36.1 3GAR 63 0.4%   35.1 REDC 11 0.5%
36.1 IDEN 63 0.4%   37.1 SHOS 10 0.4%
38 CREE 62 0.4%   37.1 YELL 10 0.4%
39 REDC 60 0.4%   39 LION 8 0.3%
40 LADY 56 0.3%   40 RESI 7 0.3%
41 REIG 53 0.3%   41 BERY 5 0.2%
42 WIST 52 0.3%   42 SUSS 4 0.2%
43 YELL 49 0.3%   43 GLOR 3 0.1%
44 RETI 45 0.3%   44.1 BOSC 2 0.1%
45 RESI 44 0.3%   44.1 CREE 2 0.1%
46 SUSS 43 0.3%   44.1 MAZA 2 0.1%
47 BERY 37 0.2%   47 WIST 1 0.0%
48.1 3STU 29 0.2%   48.1 3GAB 0 0.0%
48.1 NOBL 29 0.2%   48.1 3STU 0 0.0%
50 GOLD 28 0.2%   48.1 BLAN 0 0.0%
51 BLAN 23 0.1%   48.1 GOLD 0 0.0%
52 MISS 19 0.1%   48.1 LADY 0 0.0%
53 STOC 16 0.1%   48.1 MISS 0 0.0%
54 MAZA 15 0.1%   48.1 RETI 0 0.0%
55 VEIL 6 0.0%   48.1 STOC 0 0.0%
56 3GAB 0 0.0%   48.1 VEIL 0 0.0%

 

Reference:
Randall Stock, "A Study in Sherlockians" The Baker Street Journal, December 1999, pp. 12-20. This version of Table 3 lists results for all the stories for this group and sorts each group separately.

 

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