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The Best Sherlock Holmes Stories: 1999 Poll
By Country

(sorted by each group's score)

 

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USA   UK   Canada   Japan
Rank Title %   Rank Title %   Rank Title %   Rank Title %
1 SPEC 9.2%   1 SPEC 10.1%   1 REDH 8.9%   1 REDH 13.8%
2 REDH 8.7%   2 BRUC 8.9%   2 SCAN 8.2%   2.1 BLUE 9.0%
3 SCAN 8.0%   3 BLUE 6.9%   3 SILV 6.9%   2.1 SPEC 9.0%
4 SILV 7.2%   4 SILV 6.6%   4 SPEC 6.7%   4 SCAN 8.1%
5 BLUE 6.7%   5 REDH 5.8%   5 BLUE 6.1%   5 DANC 7.7%
6 MUSG 5.3%   6 SCAN 5.5%   6 MUSG 4.4%   6 MUSG 6.3%
7 FINA 4.8%   7 DEVI 4.8%   7 FINA 4.2%   7 EMPT 5.4%
8 EMPT 4.3%   8 FINA 4.7%   8 COPP 4.1%   8 TWIS 4.6%
9 SIXN 3.9%   9 CHAS 4.6%   9 THOR 3.8%   9 SIXN 4.3%
10 DANC 3.9%   10 MUSG 3.6%   10 TWIS 3.7%   10 THOR 4.1%
11 BRUC 3.4%   11 SOLI 3.5%   11 DANC 3.2%   11.1 COPP 4.0%
12 TWIS 2.2%   12.1 COPP 3.4%   12 DEVI 2.7%   11.1 SILV 4.0%
13 NAVA 2.1%   12.1 EMPT 3.4%   13.1 EMPT 2.6%   13 NORW 2.7%
14 THOR 2.1%   14 NAVA 3.0%   13.1 SECO 2.6%   14.1 BRUC 2.3%
15 CHAS 2.0%   15 SIXN 2.8%   15 SOLI 2.5%   14.1 SOLI 2.3%
16 SECO 1.9%   16.1 ILLU 2.6%   16 BRUC 2.4%   16 PRIO 2.1%
17 PRIO 1.9%   16.1 TWIS 2.6%   17 LAST 2.1%   17 FINA 1.9%
18 DEVI 1.9%   18 LAST 2.3%   18.1 CARD 2.0%   18 GREE 1.1%
19 FIVE 1.4%   19 BLAC 1.8%   18.1 GREE 2.0%   19.1 3GAR 1.0%
20 COPP 1.4%   20 DANC 1.5%   20 ABBE 1.9%   19.1 ENGR 1.0%
21 ABBE 1.4%   21 PRIO 1.4%   21 BLAC 1.8%   19.1 NAVA 1.0%
22 LAST 1.3%   22 SECO 1.3%   22 BOSC 1.6%   22.1 CHAS 0.7%
23 DYIN 1.2%   23.1 NORW 1.2%   23 SIXN 1.5%   22.1 SECO 0.7%
24 GREE 1.2%   23.1 THOR 1.2%   24 YELL 1.3%   24 IDEN 0.6%
25 SOLI 1.1%   25 GREE 1.1%   25 ILLU 1.2%   25.1 CREE 0.4%
26 NORW 1.0%   26.1 CARD 1.0%   26.1 LADY 1.1%   25.1 GLOR 0.4%
27 BOSC 0.7%   26.1 REIG 1.0%   26.1 NORW 1.1%   25.1 MAZA 0.4%
28.1 ILLU 0.7%   28 ABBE 0.8%   26.1 PRIO 1.1%   28.1 BOSC 0.3%
28.1 LION 0.7%   29 DYIN 0.7%   29.1 FIVE 1.0%   28.1 FIVE 0.3%
30 BLAC 0.6%   30 LION 0.6%   29.1 GLOR 1.0%   28.1 YELL 0.3%
31 CARD 0.6%   31.1 LADY 0.4%   29.1 SHOS 1.0%   31.1 REIG 0.1%
32 CROO 0.6%   31.1 NOBL 0.4%   32.1 CHAS 0.9%   31.1 RESI 0.1%
33 GLOR 0.6%   31.1 RETI 0.4%   32.1 DYIN 0.9%   33.1 3GAB 0.0%
34 ENGR 0.5%   34.1 CROO 0.2%   32.1 ENGR 0.9%   33.1 3STU 0.0%
35 IDEN 0.5%   34.1 ENGR 0.2%   32.1 SUSS 0.9%   33.1 ABBE 0.0%
36 3GAR 0.5%   36 3GAR 0.1%   36 NAVA 0.7%   33.1 BERY 0.0%
37.1 REDC 0.4%   37.1 3GAB 0.0%   37 STOC 0.4%   33.1 BLAC 0.0%
37.1 SHOS 0.4%   37.1 3STU 0.0%   38.1 CROO 0.2%   33.1 BLAN 0.0%
39 REIG 0.4%   37.1 BERY 0.0%   38.1 GOLD 0.2%   33.1 CARD 0.0%
40 WIST 0.3%   37.1 BLAN 0.0%   38.1 REDC 0.2%   33.1 CROO 0.0%
41 RESI 0.3%   37.1 BOSC 0.0%   38.1 RETI 0.2%   33.1 DEVI 0.0%
42 CREE 0.3%   37.1 CREE 0.0%   42.1 3GAB 0.0%   33.1 DYIN 0.0%
43 NOBL 0.3%   37.1 FIVE 0.0%   42.1 3GAR 0.0%   33.1 GOLD 0.0%
44 BERY 0.3%   37.1 GLOR 0.0%   42.1 3STU 0.0%   33.1 ILLU 0.0%
45.1 RETI 0.2%   37.1 GOLD 0.0%   42.1 BERY 0.0%   33.1 LADY 0.0%
45.1 SUSS 0.2%   37.1 IDEN 0.0%   42.1 BLAN 0.0%   33.1 LAST 0.0%
47 LADY 0.2%   37.1 MAZA 0.0%   42.1 CREE 0.0%   33.1 LION 0.0%
48 YELL 0.2%   37.1 MISS 0.0%   42.1 IDEN 0.0%   33.1 MISS 0.0%
49 3STU 0.2%   37.1 REDC 0.0%   42.1 LION 0.0%   33.1 NOBL 0.0%
50 GOLD 0.2%   37.1 RESI 0.0%   42.1 MAZA 0.0%   33.1 REDC 0.0%
51 BLAN 0.1%   37.1 SHOS 0.0%   42.1 MISS 0.0%   33.1 RETI 0.0%
52 MISS 0.1%   37.1 STOC 0.0%   42.1 NOBL 0.0%   33.1 SHOS 0.0%
53 MAZA 0.1%   37.1 SUSS 0.0%   42.1 REIG 0.0%   33.1 STOC 0.0%
54 STOC 0.1%   37.1 VEIL 0.0%   42.1 RESI 0.0%   33.1 SUSS 0.0%
55 VEIL 0.0%   37.1 WIST 0.0%   42.1 VEIL 0.0%   33.1 VEIL 0.0%
56 3GAB 0.0%   37.1 YELL 0.0%   42.1 WIST 0.0%   33.1 WIST 0.0%

 

Reference:
Randall Stock, "A Study in Sherlockians" The Baker Street Journal, December 1999, pp. 12-20. This version of Table 6 lists results for all the stories for these countries.

 

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