The Best of Sherlock Holmes

 

The Best Sherlock Holmes Stories: 1999 Poll
By Publishing Experience

(sorted by each group's score)

 

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Published   Not Published
Rank Title Score %   Rank Title Score %
1 SPEC 958 9.1%   1 SPEC 755 8.9%
2 REDH 951 9.0%   2 SCAN 721 8.5%
3 SILV 761 7.2%   3 REDH 717 8.4%
4 SCAN 747 7.1%   4 SILV 571 6.7%
5 BLUE 714 6.8%   5 BLUE 568 6.7%
6 MUSG 507 4.8%   6 MUSG 506 6.0%
7 BRUC 418 4.0%   7 FINA 472 5.6%
8 SIXN 409 3.9%   8 EMPT 421 5.0%
9 FINA 408 3.9%   9 DANC 419 4.9%
10 EMPT 370 3.5%   10 SIXN 306 3.6%
11 DANC 347 3.3%   11 BRUC 278 3.3%
12 TWIS 295 2.8%   12 NAVA 176 2.1%
13 PRIO 259 2.5%   13 DEVI 173 2.0%
14 THOR 246 2.3%   14 TWIS 168 2.0%
15 CHAS 217 2.1%   15 THOR 167 2.0%
16 DEVI 213 2.0%   16 SECO 156 1.8%
17 NAVA 210 2.0%   17 CHAS 154 1.8%
18 SECO 209 2.0%   18 COPP 140 1.6%
19 COPP 195 1.9%   19 SOLI 124 1.5%
20 ABBE 193 1.8%   20 GREE 121 1.4%
21 LAST 168 1.6%   21 DYIN 114 1.3%
22 SOLI 148 1.4%   22 FIVE 110 1.3%
23 FIVE 133 1.3%   23 NORW 97 1.1%
24 ILLU 120 1.1%   24 PRIO 96 1.1%
25 DYIN 106 1.0%   25 LAST 81 1.0%
26 NORW 102 1.0%   26 GLOR 66 0.8%
27 GREE 100 0.9%   27 ABBE 64 0.8%
28 BLAC 95 0.9%   28 CROO 61 0.7%
29 BOSC 81 0.8%   29 ENGR 53 0.6%
30 CARD 77 0.7%   30 BLAC 52 0.6%
31 LION 66 0.6%   31 LION 51 0.6%
32 3GAR 60 0.6%   32 CARD 50 0.6%
33 SHOS 59 0.6%   33 BOSC 48 0.6%
34 GLOR 47 0.4%   34 REIG 43 0.5%
35.1 ENGR 46 0.4%   35 REDC 42 0.5%
35.1 IDEN 46 0.4%   36 IDEN 37 0.4%
37 YELL 42 0.4%   37.1 ILLU 32 0.4%
38 LADY 40 0.4%   37.1 RESI 32 0.4%
39 CREE 37 0.4%   39.1 CREE 27 0.3%
40.1 CROO 35 0.3%   39.1 SUSS 27 0.3%
40.1 NOBL 35 0.3%   41 BLAN 23 0.3%
42 WIST 34 0.3%   42.1 3GAR 20 0.2%
43 REDC 29 0.3%   42.1 BERY 20 0.2%
44 REIG 28 0.3%   44.1 SHOS 19 0.2%
45 RETI 27 0.3%   44.1 WIST 19 0.2%
46 BERY 22 0.2%   46 RETI 18 0.2%
47 GOLD 21 0.2%   47 YELL 17 0.2%
48 SUSS 20 0.2%   48 LADY 16 0.2%
49 RESI 19 0.2%   49.1 MISS 14 0.2%
50 3STU 18 0.2%   49.1 NOBL 14 0.2%
51 STOC 16 0.2%   51 3STU 11 0.1%
52 MAZA 14 0.1%   52 GOLD 7 0.1%
53 VEIL 6 0.1%   53 MAZA 3 0.0%
54 MISS 5 0.0%   54.1 3GAB 0 0.0%
55.1 3GAB 0 0.0%   54.1 STOC 0 0.0%
55.1 BLAN 0 0.0%   54.1 VEIL 0 0.0%

 

Reference:
Randall Stock, "A Study in Sherlockians" The Baker Street Journal, December 1999, pp. 12-20. This version of Table 4 lists results for all the stories for this group.

 

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